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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. Advertisements

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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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Aug 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts Recorded “Old Buzzard”

Aug 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts recorded “Old Buzzard” in Richmond. The recording featured Doc Roberts (V & F) and John Booker (gtr) and appeared on Ch 15449, Ge 6336, Sil 5079 & 8185, Spt 303 & … Continue reading

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Aug 25th in Gennett History, 1927: John Hammond Recorded “Little Birdie”

Aug 25th in Gennett History, 1927: John Hammond recorded “Little Birdie” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Chg 332, Ch 15356, Ge 6256, Sil 5070 & 8149, & Spt 9249. The Champion issue sold approx. 1,200 copies in 1928.

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Aug 14th in Gennett History, 1928: Van and His Hotel Half Moon Orchestra Recorded “Pickin’ Cotton”

Aug 14th in Gennett History, 1928: Van and His Hotel Half Moon Orchestra recorded “Pickin’ Cotton” in NYC. It appeared on Ge. 6594, Ch. 15575, Regent R – 1075, and Spt 9060. The Champion issue sold 750 copies in 1928 … Continue reading

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August 5th in Gennett History, 1930: Stan Stanley and His Orchestra Recorded “You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me”

August 5th in Gennett History, 1930: Stan Stanley and His Orchestra recorded “You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me” in Richmond. It appeared on Ge. 7255, Ch. 16063, and Spt. 9745. A royalty statement from the Champion issue … Continue reading

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