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October 29th in Gennett History, 1929: Wilmer Watts Recorded “Been On The Job Too Long”

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 … Continue reading

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October 22nd in Gennett History, 1929: The Westbrook Conservatory Entertainers Recorded “Silent Night”

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, … Continue reading

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June 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Southern Jubilee Singers Recorded “Listen To The Lambs”

June 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Southern Jubilee Singers recorded “Listen To The Lambs” in St. Paul, MN. It appeared on Black Patti 8036 and Paramount 12711.

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June 27th in Gennett History, 1929: The Hokum Boys Recorded “Hokum Blues”

June 27th in Gennett History, 1929: The Hokum Boys recorded “Hokum Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Paramount 12811 and featured Dan Roberts (g & v) and Alex Hill (p & v).

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June 21st in Gennett History, 1929: Winston Holmes and Charlie Turner Recorded “Rounder’s Lament”

June 21st in Gennett History, 1929: Winston Holmes and Charlie Turner recorded “Rounder’s Lament” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Paramount 12798.

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June 6th in Gennett History, 1929: Charlie Spand Recorded “Fetch Your Water”

June 6th in Gennett History, 1929: Charlie Spand recorded “Fetch Your Water” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Paramount 12790 and featured Span (v & p) and Blind Blake (g).  

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April 28th in Gennett History, 1934: Charley Patton Passed Away

April 28th in Gennett History, 1934: Charley Patton passed away. He recorded 14 sides in Richmond for Paramount Records on 6/14/1929, which included “Shake It and Break It (But Don’t Let It Fall Mama).” It appeared on Paramount 12869. The … Continue reading

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