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August 10th in Gennett History: Homer Rodeheaver and The Wiseman Quartet Recorded “The Gospel Train”

August 10th in Gennett History: Homer Rodeheaver and The Wiseman Quartet recorded “The Gospel Train” in Richmond. It appeared on Rainbow 1092. Here Uncle Dave Lewis plays his pristine copy and gives some great details about this recording. http://youtu.be/vkrGqY15nqY

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June 3rd in Gennett History, 1922: Homer Rodeheaver Recorded Six Sides in NYC

June 3rd in Gennett History, 1922: Homer Rodeheaver recorded six sides in NYC for Gennett and Rainbow. These recordings included “An Evening Prayer,” “God Will Take Care of You,” “The Church in the Wildwood,” “The Sinner and the Song,” “We’ll … Continue reading

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April 13th in Gennett History: Homer Rodeheaver recorded three sides for Gennett and Rainbow in NYC, which included “All the Way to Calvary” (Gennett 4861 and Rainbow 1047), “Christ Died” (Gennett 4861 and Rainbow 1048), and “Golden Crown” (Gennett 4832 … Continue reading

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Feb. 9th in Gennett History, 1941: James David Vaughan Passed Away

Feb. 9th in Gennett History, 1941: James David Vaughan passed away. Vaughan is considered one of the founders of “Southern Gospel” and he had a long term pressing and recording relationship with Gennett and his Vaughan and Rainbow labels (as … Continue reading

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Dec. 18th in Gennett History, 1955: Homer Rodeheaver Passed Away

Dec. 18th in Gennett History, 1955: Homer Rodeheaver passed away. He recorded “The Unclouded Day” in NYC on 10/17/1922. This recording appeared on Gennett 4987 and Rainbow 1006.

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Happy 150th Birthday to James D. Vaughan! (12/14/1864)

Happy 150th Birthday to James D. Vaughan. (12/14/1864). He is one of the founders of the genre now known as “Southern Gospel” music. He also founded Vaughan and Rainbow records which recorded and pressed 78s with Gennett for many years. … Continue reading

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Happy 134th Birthday, Homer Rodeheaver! (10/4/1880)

Happy 134th Birthday, Homer Rodeheaver! The Gennett Walk of Fame inductee was born on October 4, 1880. He recorded “The Unclouded Day” on October 17, 1922 in NYC and it appeared on Gennett 4987 and Rainbow 1006.

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