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October 31st in Gennett History…

1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals recorded “Star Dust” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6311 and Sentry 4011. The recording featured Hoagy Carmichael (v, c, & p), Byron Smart (c), Oscar Rossberg (tb), Gene Woods (as), Dick Kent (as), … Continue reading

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October 30th in Gennett History…

1929: The Blue Harmony Boys recorded “Jerking The Load” in NYC. The recording appeared on Paramount 12889. The recording featured Rufus Quillian (v) and Ben Quillian (v). The Gennett ledger book noted “Made for New York Recording Lab, Pt. Washington, … Continue reading

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October 29th in Gennett History…

1929: Wilmer Watts and The Lonely Eagles recorded “Been On The Job Too Long” in NYC. The recording appeared on Paramount 3210 and Broadway 8248. The Gennett recording ledger noted “Made for New York Recording Lab, Pt. Washington, Wis.” 

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October 28th in Gennett History,

1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals recorded “One Night In Havana” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 6311, Champion 15420 (as Malcolm Webb and His Gang), and Sentry 4011. It featured Hoagy Carmichael (p), Andy Secrest (c), Bob Mayhew … Continue reading

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October 27th in Gennett History,

1921: The Syncopating Five recorded “Lips” in Richmond. The recording appeared on a plain white Gennett Personal label and was made for the Wallace Music Co. in Marion, Indiana. The recording featured Vernon “Mutt” Hayes (cl/as), Russell Stubbs (p), Herb … Continue reading

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October 26th in Gennett History…

1926: The Nazarene Congregational Church Choir recorded “Bye and Bye” in NYC. The recording appeared on Black Patti 8018, Gennett 6004, Champion 15358, Herschel Gold Seal 2016, Silvertone 5022, and Herwin 92002. A royalty accounting for the Champion release was … Continue reading

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October 24th in Gennett History…

1932: The Buffalo Ragged Five recorded “All Of My Sins Are Taken Away” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion S – 16526 and Champion 45111. A royalty statement for the Ch S-16526 to A. J. Skeen, noted sales of 88 … Continue reading

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October 23rd in Gennett History…

1928: Carl Fenton’s New Yorkers recorded “You’re The Cream In My Coffee” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 6643, Champion 15640, Silvertone 8312, and Supertone 9273. The recording featured vocalist Roy Strom. The Champion release sold 1,426 copies in … Continue reading

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October 22nd in Gennett History…

1929: The Westbrook Conservatory Entertainers recorded “Silent Night” in NYC. The recording appeared on Paramount 3197 and Broadway 8228. It featured vocalist John Westbrook (Walter). The Gennett Ledger noted, “Made for New York Recording Lab, Pt. Washington, Wis., title is … Continue reading

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October 19th in Gennett History…

1932: Asa Martin and Roy Hobbs recorded “Wild Cat Rag” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion S – 16536 and sold 315 copies in 1933 and 1934. 

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