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June 28th in Gennett History…

1927: Southern Jubilee Singers recorded “Listen To The Lambs” in St. Paul, MN. It appeared on Black Patti 8036 and Paramount 12711.   1965: Trumpeter and Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, Red Nichols, passed away. He recorded dozens of sides … Continue reading

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June 27th in Gennett History…

June 27th in Gennett History, 1929: The Hokum Boys recorded “Hokum Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Paramount 12811 and featured Dan Roberts (g & v) and Alex Hill (p & v).

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June 5th in Gennett History…

1900: Happy 118th Birthday, Asa Martin! (6/25/1900). The 2014 Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, guitarist, Asa Martin, recorded “Jake Walk Blues” with Roy Hobbs on 4/5/1933 in Richmond. It appeared on Champion S – 16627 and Champion 45034.    1925: Calloway’s … Continue reading

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June 24th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The Wreck of the Southern Old ’97”

June 24th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded his hit “The Wreck of the Southern Old ’97” in NYC. The recording appeared on Buddy 8013, Challenge 161, Challenge 320, Champion 15121, Gennett 3019, Gennett 5588, Herwin 75503, and Silvertone … Continue reading

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June 21st in Gennett History, 1929: Winston Holmes and Charlie Turner Recorded “Rounder’s Lament”

June 21st in Gennett History, 1929: Winston Holmes and Charlie Turner recorded “Rounder’s Lament” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Paramount 12798. 

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June 17th in Gennett History, 1927: Sidney Williams recorded “Mississippi Shivers”

June 17th in Gennett History, 1927: Pianist Sidney Williams recorded “Mississippi Shivers” in St. Paul, Minnesota. The recording appeared on Gennett 6353, Gennett Personal 20339, Champion 15372, and Herschel Gold Seal 2020. The Champion issue sold approx. 3,000 copies between … Continue reading

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June 16th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Nobody Lied”

June 16th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Nobody Lied” in NYC. Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards recorded kazoo and some scat vocals on this track. It appeared on Gennett 4909, Starr-Gennett 4909, Apex 471, Edison Bell Winner 3796, … Continue reading

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June 15th in Gennett History, 1924: Art Landry and His Call of the North Orchestra Recorded “Rip Saw Blues”

June 15th in Gennett History, 1924: Art Landry and His Call of the North Orchestra recorded “Rip Saw Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5171 and Gennett 5255. Brian Rust accounts for the personnel via the recollection of Bill … Continue reading

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Happy 121st Birthday, Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards! (6/14/1895)

Happy 121st Birthday, Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards! (6/14/1895). He recorded ‘Homesick’ with Bailey’s Lucky Seven on 9/20/1922. It appeared on Gennett 4979. The track featured Edwards (vox), poss. Phil Napoleon (c), Vincente Grande or Charlie Panelli (tb), Gus Sharpe (sax), … Continue reading

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June 14th in Gennett History, 1929: Charley Patton Recorded Thirteen Sides in Richmond

June 14th in Gennett History, 1929: Charley Patton recorded thirteen sides in Richmond for Paramount Records. Included in this masters repertoire that day was “Shake It and Break It” which appeared on Paramount 12869. 

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