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June 8th in Gennett History, 1922: McMurray’s California Thumpers Recorded “Haunting Blues”

June 8th in Gennett History, 1922: McMurray’s California Thumpers recorded “Haunting Blues” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 4904, Starr-Gennett 9260, and Rich-Tone 7045 (as the Dixie Boys). This recording featured Phil Napoleon & Jules Levy, Jr. (c), Miff … Continue reading

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Mar. 3rd in Gennett History, 1927: Hattie Garland recorded “You Usta Be Sugar Blues”

Mar. 3rd in Gennett History, 1927: Hattie Garland recorded “You Usta Be Sugar Blues” in Chicago. It appeared on Gennett 6147 (by Pauline James) and Black Patti 8005. In addition to Garland (vox), the track featured Maynard King (sax) and … Continue reading

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Jan. 15th in Gennett History, 1964: Jack Teagarden Passed Away

Jan. 15th in Gennett History, 1964: Jack Teagarden passed away. He recorded “Happy Days Are Here Again” with The University Orchestra (Under The Direction of Sam Lanin) in NYC on 2/10/1930. It appeared on Gennett 7117, Champion 15930, and Supertone … Continue reading

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Jan. 15th in Gennett History, 1925: The Tweedy Brothers Recorded “Cripple Creek”

Jan. 15th in Gennett History, 1925: The Tweedy Brothers recorded “Cripple Creek” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5635, Champion 15148 (Jennings Brothers), Silvertone 4008, and Buddy 8016. Champion reported sales of 1,532 copies in 1926 and 1927. The Tweedy … Continue reading

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

Nov. 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.  … Continue reading

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Nov. 4th in Gennett History, 1926: Fred Rich and His Times Square Orchestra Recorded “Don’t Take That Black Bottom Away”

Nov. 4th in Gennett History, 1926: Fred Rich and His Times Square Orchestra recorded “Don’t Take That Black Bottom Away” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 6001, Aco G16142, Beltona 1147, Challenge 215 & 358, Champion 15183, Coliseum 1971, Guardsman … Continue reading

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Oct. 29th in Gennett History, 1929: Wilmer Watts and The Lonely Eagles Recorded “Been On The Job Too Long”

Oct. 29th in Gennett History, 1929: Wilmer Watts and The Lonely Eagles recorded “Been On The Job Too Long” in NYC. The recording appeared on Paramount 3210 and Broadway 8248. The Gennett recording ledger noted “Made for New York Recording … Continue reading

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