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January 26th in Gennett History, 1925: Bix Beiderbecke and His Rhythm Jugglers recorded “Davenport Blues”

January 26th in Gennett History, 1925: Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers recorded “Davenport Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5654, Brunswick 02206, HRS 22, and Session 6. The track featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Don Murray … Continue reading

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May 2nd in Gennett History, 1927: The California Vagabonds Recorded “S-L-U-E Foot”

May 2nd in Gennett History, 1927: The California Vagabonds recorded “S-L-U-E Foot” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6170, Champion 15322 (as Gordon Grimes and his Orchestra), and Aco GA-20026 (as Frisco Syncopators). This recording featured Chelsea Quesley and Frank … Continue reading

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Happy 28th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904)

Happy 28th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904). Dorsey was a leap year baby, so really its Feb 29th. Dorsey recorded alto sax on “One Night in Havana” with Hoagy Carmichael on 10/28/127 in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6311, Gentry 4011, … Continue reading

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January 26th in Gennett History, 1925: Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers Recorded “Davenport Blues”

January 26th in Gennett History, 1925: Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers recorded “Davenport Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5654, Brunswick 02206, HRS 22, and Session 6. The track featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Don Murray … Continue reading

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December 16th in Gennett History, 1930: Lou Gold and His Orchestra Recorded “I’ll Sing a Love Song”

December 16th in Gennett History, 1930: Lou Gold and His Orchestra recorded “I’ll Sing a Love Song” in NYC. It appeared on Superior 2565 (as Max Gilmore And His Boys) and Champion 16175 (as Ted Riley and His Orchestra). It … Continue reading

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October 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals Recorded “One Night In Havana”

October 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals recorded “One Night In Havana” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 6311, Champion 15420 (as Malcolm Webb and His Gang), and Sentry 4011. It featured Hoagy Carmichael (p), … Continue reading

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Jan. 26th in Gennett History, 1925: Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers Recorded “Davenport Blues”

Jan. 26th in Gennett History, 1925: Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers recorded “Davenport Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5654, Brunswick 02206, HRS 22, and Session 6. The track featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Don Murray … Continue reading

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