Tag Archives: The Gurney Seed and Nursery Co.

Happy Birthday to Two Gennett Walk of Fame Inductees, Lawrence Welk and Miff Mole!

Happy 114th Birthday, Lawrence Welk! (3/11/1903). A young Lawrence Welk beams with an early, personalized accordion and one of his first records on the GennettĀ pressed custom label for Gurney Seed and Nursery Co in Yankton, SD, which owned the building … Continue reading

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November 17th in Gennett History, 1928: Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra’s Recorded in Richmond

November 17th in Gennett History, 1928: Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra’s recorded “Doin’ the New Lowdown” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6697 and Champion 15638 (George Tucker and His Novelty Orch.) The Champion issue sold approx. 700 copies between … Continue reading

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Nov. 16th in Gennett History, 1928: Lawrence Welk and His Novelty Orchestra Recorded “Spiked Beer”

Ā  Nov. 16th in Gennett History, 1928: Lawrence Welk and His Novelty Orchestra recorded “Spiked Beer” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 6712, Gurney 20341, and Champion 15639. The ledger noted “Personal, Lawrence Welk, Yankton, S.D.” The Gurney Seed … Continue reading

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