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Images of America: Gennett Records and Starr Pianos Co-author, Charlie Dahan, Interviewed on WMOT

Listen to me babble on about the Starr Piano and Gennett Records book and it’s history from my interview on WMOT last week. It’s up on their archive page.

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October 31st in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals Recorded “Star Dust”

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 … Continue reading

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October 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals Recorded “One Night In Havana”

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), … Continue reading

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October 27th in Gennett History, 1930: James Cole’s Washboard Four Recorded “Sweet Lizzie”

October 27th in Gennett History, 1930: James Cole’s Washboard Four recorded “Sweet Lizzie” in Richmond.  It appeared on Champion 16150 and Champion 40047 and featured Tommy Bradley (gtr), James Cole (f), and Eddie Dimmitt (mdn).  The 16150 issue sold 495 … Continue reading

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October 27th in Gennett History, 1921: The Syncopating Five Recorded “Lips”

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 … Continue reading

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October 26th in Gennett History, 1926: The Nazarene Congregational Church Choir Recorded “Bye and Bye”

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 … Continue reading

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October 24th in Gennett History, 1932: The Buffalo Ragged Five Recorded “All Of My Sins Are Taken Away”

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. … Continue reading

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