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Happy 124th Birthday, Carson Robison! (8/4/1890)

Happy 124th Birthday, Carson Robison! Robison was born on August 4, 1890 and recorded dozens of sides as a featured artist and sideman on Gennett and Champion. Here Robison recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” with Vernon Dalhart. It appeared on … Continue reading

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July 26th in Gennett History, 1928: The Maple City Four Recorded Several Sides in Richmond

July 26th in Gennett History, 1928: The Maple City Four recorded several sides in Richmond including “Lonely Little Blue Bird” (Ge 6543 & Spt 9064), “Little Cotton Dolly” (rej.), “Dream River” (Ge 6543 & Spt 9064), “Kentucky Babe” (rej.), “The … Continue reading

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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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Happy 119th Birthday, Bradley Kincaid (7/13/1895)!

Happy 119th Birthday, Bradley Kincaid (7/13/1895)! This Gennett Walk of Fame inductee recorded both guitar and vocals on “Barbara Allen” on 2/25/1928 in Chicago. It appeared on Supertone 9452 and 9211, and Silvertone 5186 and 8217.

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July 8th in Gennett History, 1929: Georgia Tom Dorsey Recorded “Pigmeat Blues”

July 8th in Gennett History, 1929: Georgia Tom recorded “Pigmeat Blues” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Champion 15815, Gennett 7008, Supertone 9507, and Varsity 6026. The Champion release sold approx. 1,700 sales between 1929 and 1930.

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July 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Herbert Sweet recorded “Prisoner’s Lament” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 15565, Gennett 6567, and Supertone 9185 & 9305. The recording featured Herbert Sweet (v & f) & Ernest Stoneman (g). The Champion issue … Continue reading

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June 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Paul Miles and the Red Fox Chasers recorded “Makin’ Licker in North Carolina” Parts 1-4

June 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Paul Miles and the Red Fox Chasers recorded “Makin’ Licker in North Carolina” Parts 1-4 in Richmond. Parts 1 & 2 appeared on Gennett 6886 and Supertone 9456 (as The Stone Mountain Boys). The … Continue reading

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