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June 24th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The Wreck of the Southern Old ’97”

June 24th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded his hit “The Wreck of the Southern Old ’97” in NYC. The recording appeared on Buddy 8013, Challenge 161, Challenge 320, Champion 15121, Gennett 3019, Gennett 5588, Herwin 75503, and Silvertone … Continue reading

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May 22nd in Gennett History, 1928: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The Death of Floyd Collins”

May 22nd in Gennett History, 1928: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Death of Floyd Collins” in NYC. It appeared on Champion 15048, Silvertone 8134, and Supertone 9227. The Champion issue sold 6,292 copies between 1926 and 1930. From wikipedia re: Floyd … Continue reading

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May 17th in Gennett History, 1928: Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robison Recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers”

May 17th in Gennett History, 1928: Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robison recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” in NYC. It appeared on Champion 15567, Champion 33005, Gennett 6512, Silvertone 8143, and Supertone 9230. 

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April 21st in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “Runaway Train”

April 21st in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “Runaway Train” in NYC with Carson Robison on guitar. It appeared on Gennett 3051, Champion 15017, Challenge 162, Challenge 311, Buddy 8011, Herwin 75511, and Silvertone 4018. The Champion issue sold … Continue reading

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Happy 133rd Birthday, Vernon Dalhart! (4/6/1883)

Happy 133rd Birthday, Vernon Dalhart! (4/6/1883). Dalhart recorded dozens of sides for Gennett and was one of the first inductees in the Starr Gennett Walk of Fame. Here is his Gennett 3030 recording of “A Boy’s Best Friend Is His … Continue reading

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March 24th in Gennett History, 1957: Carson Robison Passed Away

March 24th in Gennett History, 1957: Carson Robison passed away. He recorded dozens of sides for Gennett including “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” with Vernon Dalhart on 5/17/1928 in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6512, Champion 15567 and 33005, Silvertone 8143, … Continue reading

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March 21st in Gennett History, 1924: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “Unfortunate Blues”

March 21st in Gennett History, 1924: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Unfortunate Blues” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5422 and Starr-Gennett 9532. The recording featured Vernon Dalhart (vox), Harry Gluck (c), Miff More (tb), Ken “Goof” Moyer (sax/cl), and the … Continue reading

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