Tag Archives: Hoagy Carmichael

April 27th in Gennett History…

1927: Marion Underwood recorded “Coal Creek March” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6240, Supertone 9167, Silvertone 5080, and Silverstone 9167.    1928: Carmichael’s Collegians recorded “March of the Hoodlums” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6474, Champion 16453, and … Continue reading

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Happy 117th Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael! (11/22/1899)

Happy 117th Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael! Carmichael, a Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, was born on 11/22/1899. Hitch’s Happy Harmonists, one of his first recordings, recorded ‘Boneyard Shuffle’ in Richmond on May 19, 1925. It featured Carmichael (p), Fred Rollison (c), … Continue reading

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November 11th in Gennett History, 1927: Emil Seidel and his Orchestra Recorded “Together, We Two”

November 11th in Gennett History, 1927: Emil Seidel and his Orchestra recorded “Together, We Two” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 6324, Champion 15400, and Superior 300 and featured Cliff Williams (vox & d), Byron Smart (c), Oscar Rossberg … Continue reading

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October 31st in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals Recorded “Star Dust”

October 31st in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals recorded “Star Dust” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6311 and Sentry 4011. The recording featured Hoagy Carmichael (v, c, & p), Byron Smart (c), Oscar Rossberg (tb), Gene … Continue reading

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May 19th in Gennett History, 1925: Hitch’s Happy Harmonists Recorded “Washboard Blues”

May 19th in Gennett History, 1925: Hitch’s Happy Harmonists under the direction of Hoagy Carmichael recorded “Washboard Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 3066, Buddy 8005, and Brunswick 02206. The band featured Fred Rollison (c), Jerry Bump (tb), Harry … Continue reading

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Happy 28th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904)

Happy 28th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904). Dorsey was a leap year baby, so really its Feb 29th. Dorsey recorded alto sax on “One Night in Havana” with Hoagy Carmichael on 10/28/127 in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6311, Gentry 4011, … Continue reading

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December 27th in Gennett History, 1981: Hoagy Carmichael Passed Away

December 27th in Gennett History, 1981: Hoagy Carmichael passed away. He recorded “Star Dust” in Richmond on 10/31/1927. It appeared on Gennett 6311. 

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