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Happy 126th Birthday, Jelly Roll Morton!

Happy 126th Birthday, Jelly Roll Morton! Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe was born on October 20, 1890 in New Orleans. Morton recorded “Mr. Jelly Lord” with The New Orleans Rhythm Kings on July 17, 1923 in Richmond. 

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July 18th in Gennett History, 1923: A very productive day in Richmond

July 18th in Gennett History, 1923: A very productive day in Richmond. Jelly Roll Morton recorded four sides (“Grandpa’s Spells,” “Kansas City Stomp,” “Wolverine Blues (Joys),” and “The Pearls (A Stomp).” The New Orleans Rhythm Kings recorded three sides (“London … Continue reading

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March 13th in Gennett History, 1923: the New Orleans Rhythm Kings Recorded “Tin Roof Blues”

March 13th in Gennett History, 1923: the New Orleans Rhythm Kings recorded “Tin Roof Blues” in Richmond. This historic session appeared on Gennett 5105, Buddy 8001, Starr-Gennett 9435, Temple 521, and UHCA 87. The track featured Paul Mares (c), George … Continue reading

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March 12th in Gennett History, 1923: The New Orleans Rhythm Kings Recorded “Shim-me-sha-wabble”

March 12th in Gennett History, 1923: The New Orleans Rhythm Kings recorded “Shim-me-sha-wabble” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5106, as well as reissue labels British Rhythm 1004, Jazz Classic 503 and L-27, and Vinylite Jazz Reissues 24. This recording … Continue reading

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Happy 125th Birthday, Jelly Roll Morton! (10/20/1890)

Happy 125th Birthday, Jelly Roll Morton! Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe was born on October 20, 1890 in New Orleans. Morton recorded “Mr. Jelly Lord” with The New Orleans Rhythm Kings on July 17, 1923 in Richmond. 

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July 18th in Gennett History, 1923: A Very Historic Day in Richmond

July 18th in Gennett History, 1923: A very productive day in Richmond. Jelly Roll Morton recorded four sides (“Grandpa’s Spells,” “Kansas City Stomp,” “Wolverine Blues (Joys),” and “The Pearls (A Stomp”). The New Orleans Rhythm Kings recorded three sides (“London … Continue reading

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March 13th in Gennett History, 1923: the New Orleans Rhythm Kings Recorded “Tin Roof Blues”

March 13th in Gennett History, 1923: the New Orleans Rhythm Kings recorded “Tin Roof Blues” in Richmond. This historic session appeared on Gennett 5105, Buddy 8001, Starr-Gennett 9435, Temple 521, and UHCA 87. The track featured Paul Mares (c), George … Continue reading

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