Tag Archives: The State Street Ramblers

Happy 114th Birthday, Jimmy Blythe! (5/20/1901)

Happy 114th Birthday, Jimmy Blythe! (5/20/1901)¬†Blythe’s Blue Boys recorded “My Baby” on 4/18/1928 in Richmond. Champion 15528 sold approx. 5,000 copies between 1928 and 1930.¬† It was also issued as Gennett 6454 as The State Street Ramblers, Champion 40115, Decca … Continue reading

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Happy 123rd Birthday, Johnny Dodds! (4/12/1892)

Happy 123rd Birthday, Johnny Dodds! (4/12/1892). Clarinetist, Johnny Dodds recorded with King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band on the Gennett label in 1923 and the State Street Ramblers in 1927. The State Street Ramblers’ “Cootie Stomp” appeared on Gennett 6232 and … Continue reading

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March 19th in Gennett History, 1931: The State Street Ramblers Recorded “Georgia Grind”

March 19th in Gennett History, 1931: The State Street Ramblers recorded “Georgia Grind” in Richmond. It appeared on Superior 2648, Champion 16279, Champion 40009, HJCA HC-71, XX 15, and JC L-47. The band consisted of Alfred Bell (vox, kazoo, and … Continue reading

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Happy 113th Birthday, Jimmy Blythe! (5/20/1901)

Happy 113th Birthday, Jimmy Blythe! (5/20/1901) Blythe’s Blue Boys recorded “My Baby” on 4/18/1928 in Richmond. Champion 15528 sold approx. 5,000 copies between 1928 and 1930 and was also issued as Gennett 6454 as The State Street Ramblers, Ch 40115, … Continue reading

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