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Sept. 9th in Gennett History, 1921: Sam Lanin’s Famous Players Recorded “Say It With Music”

Sept. 9th in Gennett History, 1921: Sam Lanin’s Famous Players recorded “Say It With Music” in NYC. The recording appeared on Ge. 4746 & 4777, R-T 7009, and S-G 9166.

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Happy 123rd Birthday, Sam Lanin! (9/4/1891)

Happy 123rd Birthday, Sam Lanin! Lanin was born on 9/4/1891. He led an 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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July 14th in Gennett History, 1930: Lanin’s University Orchestra Recorded “Here Comes The Sun”

July 14th in Gennett History, 1930: Lanin’s University Orchestra recorded “Here Comes The Sun” in NYC. The recording was released on Ge. 7234, Ch, 16039, Spr. 2550, & Spt. 9747. The band consisted of Claude Reese (v), Manny Klein (c), … Continue reading

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May 11th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “March of the Mannikins”

May 11th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “March of the Mannikins” in Richmond. It appeared on Ge 5153, StGe 9382, & Apex 428. The recording featured Phil Napoleon (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Benny Krueger & Loring McMurray … Continue reading

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May 5th in Gennett History, 1977: Prolific Gennett Recording Artist, Sam Lanin Died

May 5th in Gennett History, 1977: prolific Gennett recording artist, Sam Lanin died. Lanin’s Famous Players recorded ‘Sweet Lady’ on 9/9/1921 in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4746 & 4777.

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