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May 18th in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “Sittin’ on the Inside, Lookin’ at the Outside (Waitin’ for the Evening Mail)”

May 18th in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Sittin’ on the Inside, Lookin’ at the Outside (Waitin’ for the Evening Mail)” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5164, Starr-Gennett 9398, and Apex 424. The recording featured Ernest Hare … Continue reading

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May 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “Long Lost Mama (Daddy Misses You)”

May 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Long Lost Mama (Daddy Misses You)” in NYC. The track appeared on Gennett 5150 and Starr-Gennett 9409 and featured Phil Napoleon (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Frank Signorelli … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Two Gennett Walk of Fame Inductees, Lawrence Welk and Miff Mole!

Happy 114th Birthday, Lawrence Welk! (3/11/1903). A young Lawrence Welk beams with an early, personalized accordion and one of his first records on the Gennett pressed custom label for Gurney Seed and Nursery Co in Yankton, SD, which owned the building … Continue reading

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December 7th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “I’m Goin’ South”

December 7th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “I’m Goin’ South” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 5334 and Starr-Gennett 9485.  Known performers on this side included Phil Napoleon and Earl Oliver (c), Miff Mole (tb), Frank Signorelli … Continue reading

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November 28th in Gennett History, 1925: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me)”

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 12th in Gennett History, 1925: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Then I’ll Be Happy”

November 12th in Gennett History, 1925: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Then I’ll Be Happy” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3192, Champion 15055, Silvertone 3016, Aco G-15936, Beltona 1063, Coliseum 1915, and Guardsman 1873. Of the musicians known, this recording … Continue reading

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October 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladds Black Aces Recorded “All Wrong”

October 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladds Black Aces recorded “All Wrong” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 5272 and Starr-Gennett 9472. The band featured Phil Napoleon (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Frank Signorelli (p), and Jack … Continue reading

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