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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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June 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Paul Miles and the Red Fox Chasers Recorded “Makin’ Licker in North Carolina”

June 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Paul Miles and the Red Fox Chasers recorded “Makin’ Licker in North Carolina” Parts 1-4 in Richmond. Parts 1 and 2 appeared on Gennett 6886 and Supertone 9456 (as The Stone Mountain Boys). The … Continue reading

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Happy 113th Birthday, Skip James. (6/9/1902)

Happy 113th Birthday, Skip James. (6/9/1902). Skip James recorded “22 – 20 Blues” and “If You Haven’t Any Hay Get On Down The Road” in Grafton, WI for Paramount (13066), but those recordings were also issued on Champion 50031. A … Continue reading

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June 7th in Gennett History

June 7th in Gennett History, 1923: Julia Jones (v) and Perry Bradford (p) recorded “Liza Got Better Bread Than Sally Lee” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5177 and Starr Gennett 9407.   June 7th in Gennett History, 1929: Bradley … Continue reading

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June 3rd in Gennett History

June 3rd in Gennett History, 1927: Eddie Carlew’s Baby Aristocrats Orchestra recorded “Darktown Shuffle” in St. Paul, MN. It appeared on Gennett 6198 and Champion 15308 (which sold 730 copies in 1927 and 1928). June 3rd in Gennett History, 1922: … Continue reading

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