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November 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Red Onion Jazz Babies Recorded “Texas Moaner Blues”

November 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Red Onion Jazz Babies recorded “Texas Moaner Blues” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5594, Silvertone 4033, and Jazz Collector L – 94. The recording featured Louis Armstrong (c), Alberta Hunter (as Josephine … Continue reading

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Happy 121st Birthday, Alberta Hunter (4/1/1895)

Happy 121st Birthday, Alberta Hunter (4/1/1895). She recorded as Josephine Beatty for Gennett with the Red Onion Jazz Babies. “Texas Moaner Blues” appeared on Gennett 5594 and Silvertone 4033. The track featured Alberta Hunter (vox), Louis Armstrong (c), Aaron Thompson … Continue reading

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December 23rd in Gennett History, 1924: Red Onion Jazz Babies Recorded “Cake Walking Babies From Home”

December 23rd in Gennett History, 1924: Red Onion Jazz Babies recorded “Cake Walking Babies From Home” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5627, Silvertone 4029, and a ton of foreign reissue labels. It featured Eva Taylor and Clarence Todd (vox), … Continue reading

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November 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Red Onion Jazz Babies Recorded “Texas Moaner Blues”

November 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Red Onion Jazz Babies recorded “Texas Moaner Blues” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5594, Silvertone 4033, and Jazz Collector L – 94. The recording featured Louis Armstrong (c), Alberta Hunter (as Josephine … Continue reading

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Happy 118th Birthday, Sidney Bechet! (5/14/1897)

Happy 118th Birthday, Sidney Bechet! (5/14/1897) Bechet recorded with Alberta Hunter and Louis Armstrong as the Red Onion Jazz Babies for Gennett.

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Happy 120th Birthday, Alberta Hunter (4/1/1895)

Happy 120th Birthday, Alberta Hunter (4/1/1895). She recorded as Josephine Beatty for Gennett with the Red Onion Jazz Babies. “Texas Moaner Blues” appeared on Gennett 5594 and Silvertone 4033. The track featured Alberta Hunter (vox), Louis Armstrong (c), Aaron Thompson … Continue reading

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Dec. 23rd in Gennett History, 1924: Red Onion Jazz Babies Recorded “Cake Walking Babies From Home”

Dec. 23rd in Gennett History, 1924: Red Onion Jazz Babies recorded “Cake Walking Babies From Home” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5627, Silvertone 4029, and a ton of foreign reissue labels. It featured Eva Taylor and Clarence Todd (vox), … Continue reading

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