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May 5th in Gennett History….Sam Lanin and Blind Willie McTell

May 5th in Gennett History, 1977: prolific Gennett recording artist and organizer, Sam Lanin died. Lanin’s Famous Players recorded ‘”Wabash Blues” in NYC on 11/24/1921. It appeared on Gennett 4796, Connorized 3019, Edison Bell Winner 3643, Rich-Tone 7013, and Starr-Gennett … Continue reading

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January 19th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Apple Sauce”

January 19th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Apple Sauce” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5030. The track featured Phil Napoleon (?) (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Benny Krueger & and unknown (sax), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Nick Lucas … Continue reading

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Happy 124th Birthday, Sam Lanin! (9/4/1891)

Happy 124th Birthday, Sam Lanin! Lanin was born on 9/4/1891. He led and organized over a hundred sessions at Gennett with his orchestra, Ladd’s Black Aces, Bailey’s Lucky Seven, and others, though he played little on them. Here is Sam … Continue reading

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May 5th in Gennett History, 1977: Sam Lanin Passed Away

May 5th in Gennett History, 1977: prolific Gennett recording artist and organizer, Sam Lanin died. Lanin’s Famous Players recorded ‘”Wabash Blues” in NYC on 11/24/1921. It appeared on Gennett 4796, Connorized 3019, Edison Bell Winner 3643, Rich-Tone 7013, and Starr-Gennett … Continue reading

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Jan. 19th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Apple Sauce”

Jan. 19th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Apple Sauce” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5030. The track featured Phil Napoleon (?) (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Benny Krueger & Loring McMurray (sax), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Nick Lucas … Continue reading

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Jan. 15th in Gennett History, 1964: Jack Teagarden Passed Away

Jan. 15th in Gennett History, 1964: Jack Teagarden passed away. He recorded “Happy Days Are Here Again” with The University Orchestra (Under The Direction of Sam Lanin) in NYC on 2/10/1930. It appeared on Gennett 7117, Champion 15930, and Supertone … Continue reading

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

Nov. 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 featurs Arthur Fields (v), … Continue reading

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