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Nov. 2nd in Gennett History, 1929: Carson Robison Recorded “Why I Ain’t Got No Sweetheart”

Nov. 2nd in Gennett History, 1929: Carson Robison recorded “Why I Ain’t Got No Sweetheart” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 15872, Champion 45145, Gennett 7051, Superior 2580, and Supertone 9549. The Champion 15872 sold 12,394 copies between 1929 and … Continue reading

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Sept. 16th in Gennett History, 1930: Ted Gossett’s String Band Recorded “Fire In The Mountain”

Sept. 16th in Gennett History, 1930: Ted Gossett’s String Band recorded “Fire In The Mountain” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Ch. 16160, Spr 2519, and Spt 9776. The band consisted of Earl Nossinger (g), Enos Gossett (g), Pete Woods … Continue reading

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Sept. 2nd in Gennett History, 1927: Henry Lange and His Orchestra Recorded “Hot Lips”

Sept. 2nd in Gennett History, 1927: Henry Lange and His Orchestra recorded “Hot Lips” in Richmond. It appeared on Ch. 15364, Ge. 6263, Ge Rayo 40102, and Spr. 306. The Champion issue sold approx. 1,300 copies in 1927 and 1928. … Continue reading

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Aug. 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Dunk Rendleman and the Alabamians Recorded “Mean Dog Blues”

Aug. 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Dunk Rendleman and the Alabamians recorded “Mean Dog Blues” in Birmingham. It appeared on Ch 15399, Ge 6322, and Spr. 328. The Champion issue sold 842 copies in 1927 and 1928. Known musicians in … Continue reading

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Happy 127th Birthday, Cryin’ Sam Collins! (Aug. 11, 1887)

Happy 127th Birthday, Cryin’ Sam Collins! Collins was born on August 11, 1887. He recorded “Do That Thing” on 8/27/1927 in Richmond. It appeared on Ge. 6307, Ch. 15453, Sil. 5131, & Spr. 369. A royalty statement to Dennis Taylor … Continue reading

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July 31st in Gennett History: Alura Mack Recorded “82 Years Blues”

July 31st in Gennett History: Alura Mack recorded “82 Years Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Ge. 7295, Ch. 16170, & Spr. 2572 (as Clara Andrews). The Champion issue sold 558 copies in 1931.

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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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