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Happy 156th Birthday to William Jennings Bryan! (3/19/1860)

Happy 156th Birthday to William Jennings Bryan! (3/19/1860). This former Presidential candidate and Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson recorded several sides in Gennett’s studio including a recreation of his famous “Cross of Gold Speech.” HeĀ recorded “The 23rd Psalm” in … Continue reading

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August 8th in Gennett History, 1925: Bryan Ad Appears in the Chicago Defender

August 8th in Gennett History, 1925: Gennett ran an ad for their new recording by William Jennings Bryan, as “The Great Defender of the Faith,” in the Chicago Defender.

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Happy 155th Birthday to William Jennings Bryan! (3/19/1860)

Happy 155th Birthday to William Jennings Bryan! (3/19/1860). This former Presidential candidate and Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson recorded several sides in Gennett’s studio including a recreation of his famous “Cross of Gold Speech.” Here is a photo of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Gennett Records and The Gennett Christmas Greetings Series!

Merry Christmas from Gennett Records. In 1923, Gennett Records sold ten special records for the Christmas season. They were advertised as “Ten Gifts That Actually Speak Your Christmas Greetings.” Each recording had a special “Christmas Greetings” red label. The A … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from Gennett Records!

Happy Thanksgiving from Gennett Records! While I cannot find any recordings, I do have a recording card to show you from Gennett 5273. Here Miss Amy Ellerman with Orchestra recorded “Thanksgiving Hymn” in NYC written by none other than Mrs. … Continue reading

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August 8th in Gennett History, 1925: Gennett ran an ad for their new recording by William Jennings Bryan, as “The Great Defender of the Faith,” in the Chicago Defender

August 8th in Gennett History, 1925: Gennett ran an ad for their new recording by William Jennings Bryan, as “The Great Defender of the Faith,” in the Chicago Defender.

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July 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: William Jennings Bryan Recorded “The 23rd Psalm”

July 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: William Jennings Bryan recorded “The 23rd Psalm” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5226 (this video used the Canadian issue on Apex 387).

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