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Dec. 11th in Gennett History, 1928: Jack Golding Recorded “In The Big Rock Candy Mountain”

Dec. 11th in Gennett History, 1928: Jack Golding recorded “In The Big Rock Candy Mountain” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6715, Champion 15646, and Supertone 9342. The Champion issue sold over 15,000 copies between 1928 and 1931.

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December 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Alphonso Trent and His Orchestra recorded “Black And Blue Rhapsody”

December 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Alphonso Trent and His Orchestra recorded “Black And Blue Rhapsody” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6710, Champion 15656, Supertone 9487. Champion 15656 (pseudonym Deacon Foster and His boys) sold approx 400 copies in … Continue reading

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Nov. 30th in Gennett History, 1928: Green Bailey Recorded “The Santa Barbara Earthquake”

Nov. 30th in Gennett History, 1928: Green Bailey recorded “The Santa Barbara Earthquake” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6702, Champion 15652, and Supertone 9320. The recording featured Green Bailey (v), Asa Martin (g), and Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts (f). Performers … Continue reading

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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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Happy Halloween from Gennett Records!

Happy Halloween from Gennett Records! The only Halloween related recording we could find was Jack Golding’s “In The Big Rock Candy Mountain.” It was recorded on 12/11/1928 and appeared on Ge. 6715, Ch. 15646, and Spt. 9342. The Champion issue … Continue reading

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Oct. 23rd in Gennett History, 1928: Carl Fenton’s New Yorkers Recorded “You’re The Cream In My Coffee”

October 23rd in Gennett History, 1928: Carl Fenton’s New Yorkers recorded “You’re The Cream In My Coffee” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 6643, Champion 15640, Silvertone 8312, and Supertone 9273. The recording featured vocalist Roy Strom. The Champion … Continue reading

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Oct 9th in Gennett History, 1928: William Harris Recorded “Electric Chair Blues”

Oct 9th in Gennett History, 1928: William Harris recorded “Electric Chair Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6752 and Supertone 9428 (as Alonzo Boone).

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Happy 107th Birthday, Gene Autry! (September 29, 1907)

Happy 107th Birthday, Gene Autry! Autry was born on 9/29/1907 and recorded some of the finest early country music at Gennett, including “Train Whistle Blues,” which appeared on Ch. 16073, Ge. 7310, Melotone 45013, MW 8034, and Spt 9706.

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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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Aug. 30th in Gennett History, 1930: Irene Scruggs Recorded “My Back To The Wall”

Aug. 30th in Gennett History, 1930: Irene Scruggs recorded “My Back To The Wall” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Ch 16148, Ge 7296, Poydras 80, Ristic 7, Spt 9769, and Varsity 6050. The Champion issue sold 843 copies between … Continue reading

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