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Today, September 11th, the Starr-Gennett Foundation Honors Thomas “Georgia Tom” Dorsey

Today, September 11th, the Starr-Gennett Foundation honors Thomas “Georgia Tom” Dorsey in Richmond, Indiana. ┬áHere is a recording he made with Jane Lucas entitled “What’s That Smell?”

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

July 8th in Gennett History, 1929: Georgia Tom Dorsey 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 copies between 1929 and 1930.

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Feb. 5th in Gennett History, 1930: Georgia Tom Dorsey Recorded Six Sides in Richmond

Feb. 5th in Gennett History, 1930: Georgia Tom Dorsey recorded six sides in Richmond, most of them released under the pseudonym ‘Smokehouse Charlie.’ In addition to Dorsey’s vocals and guitar, these tracks feature Scrapper Blackwell on guitar. The recording of … Continue reading

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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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