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November 28th in Gennett History…

November 28th in Gennett History, 1925: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me)” in NYC. The recording appears on Gennett 3204, Champion 15065, Beltona 979, Guardsman 1876, and Scala 763. It features Arthur Fields (v), … Continue reading

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November 27th in Gennett History…

November 27th in Gennett History, 1965: Gennett Records head, Fred Gennett, died at the age of 79. From Rick Kennedy’s Jelly Roll, Bix & Hoagy, “Fred was more of a dreamer…He had no personal interest in the jazz being embraced … Continue reading

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November 21st in Gennett History…

Happy 113th Birthday Coleman Hawkins! Coleman Hawkins, a Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, was born on 11/21/1904. He recorded ‘When Spring Comes Peeping Through’ with Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra in NYC on March 26, 1926. It appeared on Gennett 3285. The … Continue reading

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November 20th in Gennett History…

November 20th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Death of Floyd Collins” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3197, Champion 15048, Challenge 318, and Herwin 75502. Dalhart is on vocals & harmonica and maybe Carson Robison on guitar. 

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November 17th in Gennett History…

November 17th in Gennett History, 1922: Happiness Boys (Billy Jones and Ernest Hare) recorded “You Tell Her – I Stutter” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5007. This YouTube video states that the Happiness Boys recorded this version in October … Continue reading

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November 16th in Gennett History…

November 16th in Gennett History, 1928: Lawrence Welk and His Novelty Orchestra recorded “Spiked Beer” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 6712, Gurney 20341, and Champion 15639. The ledger noted “Personal, Lawrence Welk, Yankton, S.D.” The Gurney Seed and … Continue reading

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November 15th in Gennett History…

November 15th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Bee’s Knees” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 5004, Apex 451, and Starr-Gennett 9321. The recording featured Phil Napoleon (?-c), Jules Levy, Jr (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Loring McMurray … Continue reading

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