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December 19th in Gennett History, 1929: Blind Lemon Jefferson Passed Away

December 19th in Gennett History, 1929: Blind Lemon Jefferson passed away. He recorded “Bed Springs Blues” in Richmond on 9/24/1929. It appeared on Paramount 12872.

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September 24th in Gennett History,1929: Blind Lemon Jefferson Recorded in Richmond

September 24th in Gennett History,1929: Blind Lemon Jefferson recorded twelve sides in Richmond.  These recordings for the Paramount label included “Yo Yo Blues” and “Bed Spring Blues,” which appeared on Paramount 12872 and Broadway 5056. 

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Dec. 19th in Gennett History, 1929: Blind Lemon Jefferson Passed Away

Dec. 19th in Gennett History, 1929: Blind Lemon Jefferson passed away. He recorded “Bed Springs Blues” in Richmond on 9/24/1929. It appeared on Paramount 12872.

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