Tag Archives: Ladd’s Black Aces

May 18th in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “Sittin’ on the Inside, Lookin’ at the Outside (Waitin’ for the Evening Mail)”

May 18th in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Sittin’ on the Inside, Lookin’ at the Outside (Waitin’ for the Evening Mail)” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5164, Starr-Gennett 9398, and Apex 424. The recording featured Ernest Hare … Continue reading

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May 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “Long Lost Mama (Daddy Misses You)”

May 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Long Lost Mama (Daddy Misses You)” in NYC. The track appeared on Gennett 5150 and Starr-Gennett 9409 and featured Phil Napoleon (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Frank Signorelli … Continue reading

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March 21st in Gennett History, 1924: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “Unfortunate Blues”

March 21st in Gennett History, 1924: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Unfortunate Blues” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5422 and Starr-Gennett 9532. The recording featured Vernon Dalhart (vox), Harry Gluck (c), Miff More (tb), Ken “Goof” Moyer (sax/cl), and the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Two Gennett Walk of Fame Inductees, Lawrence Welk and Miff Mole!

Happy 114th Birthday, Lawrence Welk! (3/11/1903). A young Lawrence Welk beams with an early, personalized accordion and one of his first records on the GennettĀ pressed custom label for Gurney Seed and Nursery Co in Yankton, SD, which owned the building … Continue reading

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October 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladds Black Aces Recorded “All Wrong”

October 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladds Black Aces recorded “All Wrong” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 5272 and Starr-Gennett 9472. The band featured Phil Napoleon (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Frank Signorelli (p), and Jack … Continue reading

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Happy 124th Birthday, Sam Lanin! (9/4/1891)

Happy 124th Birthday, Sam Lanin! Lanin was born on 9/4/1891. He led and organized over a hundred sessions at Gennett with his orchestra, Ladd’s Black Aces, Bailey’s Lucky Seven, and others, though he played little on them. Here is Sam … Continue reading

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August 21st in Gennett History, 1921: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate”

August 21st in Gennett History, 1921: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4938 and Starr-Gennett 9288. The track featured Phil Napoleon (c), Miff Mole (tb), Jimmy Lytell … Continue reading

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