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September 30th in Gennett History…

1935: The sound effects team recorded a series of Harbor Noises featuring whistles, tug boats, etc. These recordings appeared on Gennett Sound Effects 1185. Not sure if this was the source of the famous Life Buoy commercial that used a … Continue reading

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September 29th in Gennett History…

1925: Fess Williams & His Royal Flush Orch. recorded “Green River Blues” in NYC.  The recording appeared on Gennett 3182 and featured George Temple (c), David “Jelly” James (tb), Fess Williams (as/cl), Perry Smith (ts/cl), Ollie Blackwell (bjo), and Ralph … Continue reading

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September 28th in Gennett History…

1923: Wendell Hall recorded “Ain’t Gonna Rain No Mo” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5271 and Starr-Gennett 9454. 

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September 26th in Gennett History…

1935: Ken Card recorded “The Last Flight of Wiley Post” and “Will Rogers, Your Friend and Mine” in NYC.  Both recordings appeared on Champion 45148.  Both songs paid tribute to these two men, an aviator and an American humorist, who … Continue reading

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September 25th in Gennett History…

1925: Whistler’s Jug Band recorded “Jerry O’ Mine” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5554 and Silvertone 4037. The recording featured Willie Black (bjo), B.D. Tite (jug) and ‘Whistler’ (g). In the Blues & Gospel discography, Dixon, Godrich, and Rye … Continue reading

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September 24th in Gennett History…

1929: Blind Lemon Jefferson recorded twelve sides in Richmond.  These recordings for the Paramount label included “Yo Yo Blues” and “Bed Spring Blues,” which appeared on Paramount 12872 and Broadway 5056. 

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September 23rd in Gennett History…

1927: Walter Anderson and His Golden Pheasant Hoodlums recorded “The Torch” in St. Paul, Minnesota. It appeared on Gennett 6266, Gennett 20274, and Electron 5090. The Gennett recording ledger listed the artist as Chas. Forsythe & James Kelly (Acc. Walter … Continue reading

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