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October 6th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The Wreck of the Shenandoah”

October 6th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Wreck of the Shenandoah” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3158, Champion 15048, Challenge 506, and Silvertone 3812. The Champion ledger book indicates this recording was later rerecorded in 1928. … Continue reading

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September 3rd in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The John T Scopes Trial”

September 3rd in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The John T Scopes Trial” in NYC. It appeared on Challenge 166, Champion 15025, Gennett 3134, and Silvertone 3134. The Champion issue sold approx. 600 copies in 1925 and 1926. The … Continue reading

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September 1st in Gennett History, 1926: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “There’s A New Star in Heaven Tonight (Rudolph Valentino)”

September 1st in Gennett History, 1926: Vernon Dalhart recorded “There’s A New Star in Heaven Tonight (Rudolph Valentino)” in NYC. It appeared on Champion 15139, Challenge 188, Gennett 3370, and Herwin 75526. The Champion issue sold 3,094 copies between 1926 … Continue reading

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Happy 125th Birthday, Carson Robison!

Happy 125th Birthday, Carson Robison! Robison was born on August 4, 1890 and recorded dozens of sides as a featured artist and sideman on Gennett and Champion. Here Robison recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” with Vernon Dalhart. It appeared on … Continue reading

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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 23rd in Gennett History, 1928: Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robison Recorded “When The Sun Goes Down Again”

May 23rd in Gennett History, 1928: Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robison recorded “When The Sun Goes Down Again” in NYC.  It appeared on Champion 15583, Silvertone 8144, and Superior 2546, and Supertone 9238.  Champion 15583 sold 5,251 copies between 1928 … 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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Happy Mothers Day from Gennett Records!

Happy Mothers Day from Gennett Records and Vernon Dalhart with “A Boy’s Best Friend is His Mother.” It was recorded on 2/25/25 and appeared on Gennett 3030.

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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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