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Happy 111th Birthday to Leroy Carr! (3/27/1905)

Happy 111th Birthday to Leroy Carr! (3/27/1905). Leroy Carr played piano on several Scrapper Blackwell Gennett recordings, including “Back Door Blues.”  They recorded it in Richmond on November 24, 1931 and it appeared on Champion 16361, Superior 2782, and Varsity … Continue reading

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November 24th in Gennett History, 1931: Scrapper Blackwell Recorded “Hard Time Blues”

November 24th in Gennett History, 1931: Scrapper Blackwell recorded ‘Hard Time Blues’ in Richmond. This recording appeared on Champion 16361, Superior 2827, and Varsity 6049. A royalty statement sent to Blackwell in 1932 indicated only 189 sales. Blackwell is on … Continue reading

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April 29th in Gennett History, 1935: Leroy Carr Passed Away

April 29th in Gennett History, 1935: Leroy Carr passed away. He recorded “Hard Time Blues” with Scrapper Blackwell on 11/24/1931 in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 16361, Superior 2827, and Varsity 6049.  

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Happy 110th Birthday to Leroy Carr! (3/27/1905)

Happy 110th Birthday to Leroy Carr! (3/27/1905). Leroy Carr played piano on several of  Scrapper Blackwell’s Gennett recordings.

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Nov. 24th in Gennett History, 1931: Scrapper Blackwell Recorded ‘Hard Time Blues’

Nov. 24th in Gennett History, 1931: Scrapper Blackwell recorded ‘Hard Time Blues’ in Richmond. This recording appeared on Champion 16361, Superior 2827, and Varsity 6049. A royalty statement sent to Blackwell in 1932 indicated only 189 sales. Blackwell is on … Continue reading

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April 29th in Gennett History, 1935: Leroy Carr Passed Away

April 29th in Gennett History, 1935: Leroy Carr passed away. He recorded “Hard Time Blues” with Scrapper Blackwell on 11/24/1931 in Richmond. It appeared on Ch 16361, Spr 2827, & Varsity 6049.

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Happy 109th Birthday to Leroy Carr! (3/27/1905)

Happy 109th Birthday to Leroy Carr! (3/27/1905). Leroy Carr played piano on several Scrapper Blackwell Gennett recordings.

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