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March 28th in Gennett History…

1923: The Green Brothers Xylophone Orchestra recorded “Who’s Sorry Now” in NYC.  It appeared in Gennett 5122, Starr-Gennett 9382, and Edison Bell Winner 3874.  The recording featured Joe Green on xylophone.     1928: The Hutchens Brothers recorded “Climbing Up the … Continue reading

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March 26th in Gennett History…

March 26th in Gennett History, 1926: Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra recorded “When Spring Comes Peepin’ Through” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3285. The recording featured Russell Smith and Joe Smith (c), Charlie Green (tb), Buster Bailey (cl,as), Don … Continue reading

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Happy 125th Birthday to Ezra Wickemeyer! (3/25/1893). Wickemeyer became the recording engineer in the Richmond studio and recorded thousands of sides for the Gennett labels and clients, including many of the early jazz greats.  Here is his page from the … Continue reading

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March 24th in Gennett History…

1927: Hattie Garland recorded “Strange Woman’s Dream” in Chicago.” The recording appeared on Black Patti 8005. It featured Hattie Garland (vox), Maynard King (as), and William Pearson (p).  1957: Carson Robison passed away. He recorded dozens of sides for Gennett … Continue reading

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March 23rd in Gennett History…

March 23rd in Gennett History, 1928: W. E. “Buddy” Burton recorded “Time Enough Blues” in Chicago. It appeared on Gennett 6453, Champion 15489 (Washington Thomas), and Superior 388 (unknown). The Champion side sold ~400 copies in 1928 and ’29. Burton … Continue reading

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March 22nd in Gennett History…

1927: Eloise Bennett recorded “Sting Me Mr. Strange Man” in Chicago. It appeared on Black Patti 8006. The guitar player remains unknown.      1952: Uncle Dave Macon passed away. He recorded “Don’t Get Weary Children” on August 15, 1934 … Continue reading

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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 rest are unknown. 

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