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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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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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