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July 19th in Gennett History, 1927: Bernie Schultz and His Crescent Orchestra Recorded “Sweetheart of Sigma Chi”

July 19th in Gennett History, 1927: Bernie Schultz and His Crescent Orchestra recorded “Sweetheart of Sigma Chi” in Chicago. The recording appeared on Gennett 6216, Champion 15323, Challenge 759, and Bell 569. The recording card noted that the artist was … Continue reading

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July 18th in Gennett History, 1923: A very productive day in Richmond

July 18th in Gennett History, 1923: A very productive day in Richmond. Jelly Roll Morton recorded four sides (“Grandpa’s Spells,” “Kansas City Stomp,” “Wolverine Blues (Joys),” and “The Pearls (A Stomp).” The New Orleans Rhythm Kings recorded three sides (“London … Continue reading

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July 7th in Gennett History, 1927: The Triangle Harmony Boys Recorded “Canned Heat Blues”

July 7th in Gennett History, 1927: The Triangle Harmony Boys recorded “Canned Heat Blues” in Birmingham. The recording appeared on Gennett 6322, Champion 15415, and Bell 1182. A performers royalty statement to Albert Glenn noted sales of 685 copies in … Continue reading

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July 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Herbert Sweet Recorded “Prisoner’s Lament”

July 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Herbert Sweet recorded “Prisoner’s Lament” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 15565, Gennett 6567, Supertone 9185, and Supertone 9305. The recording featured Herbert Sweet (v & f) and Ernest Stoneman (g). The Champion issue … Continue reading

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July 31st in Gennett History: Alura Mack Recorded “82 Years Blues”

July 31st in Gennett History: Alura Mack recorded “82 Years Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 7295, Champion 16170, and Superior 2572 (as Clara Andrews). The Champion issue sold 558 copies in 1931.

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July 30th in Gennett History, 1926: Joe Candullo and His Everglade Orchestra Recorded “Messin’ Around”

July 30th in Gennett History, 1926: Joe Candullo and His Everglade Orchestra recorded “Messin’ Around” in NYC.  The recording appeared on Gennett 3359, Buddy 8070, Champion 15180, Herwin 55004, Challenge 127, and Champion 15132.  The recording featured Leo McConville (?) … Continue reading

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July 29th in Gennett History, 1929: Mae Glover Recorded “Shake It Daddy”

July 29th in Gennett History, 1929: Mae Glover recorded “Shake It Daddy” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 6964, Champion 15814, Champion 50051, Superior 2642, and Supertone 9474.  The recording featured Glover (gtr. & vox), John Byrd (vox).  The … Continue reading

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