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February 24th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “In The Baggage Coach Ahead”

February 24th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “In The Baggage Coach Ahead” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3019, Gennett 5675, Champion 15155, Herwin 75503, and Challenge 162, and Challenge 311. The Champion issue sold approx. 1,000 copies … Continue reading

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January 20th in Gennett History, 1922: Vernon Dalhart recorded “Dear Old Southland”

January 20th in Gennett History, 1922: Vernon Dalhart recorded “Dear Old Southland” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4827, Starr-Genett 9207, and Connorized 3060. This version is from Edison Blue Amberol 4508.

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November 20th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The Death of Floyd Collins”

November 20th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Death of Floyd Collins” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3197, Champion 15048, Challenge 318, and Herwin 75502. Dalhart is on vocals & harmonica and maybe Carson Robison on guitar. 

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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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