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April 7th in Gennett History, 1927: Johnny Sylvester And His Playmates recorded “St. Louis Blues”

April 7th in Gennett History, 1927: Johnny Sylvester And His Playmates recorded “St. Louis Blues” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6099, Gennett Sound Effects (Theater) 0-124, Gennett Rayo 40110, Champion 15294, and Champion 33010. In 1927 & ’28, Champion … Continue reading

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Jan. 4th in Gennett History, 1927: Johnny Sylvester and His Playmates Recorded “A Blues Serenade”

Jan. 4th in Gennett History, 1927: Johnny Sylvester and His Playmates recorded “A Blues Serenade” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6026, Champion 15203 (Bobby Jones and His Orchestra), Challenge 234 (Memphis Melody Players), and Silvertone 5024 (Johnson’s Plantation Serenaders). … Continue reading

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