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July 24th in Gennett History, 1930: Carson Robison and Frank Luther recorded “Carry Me Back To The Mountains” in NYC. July 24th is one of the supposed dates, as is August 14th, of this recording. It appeared on Champion 45143. … Continue reading

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April 15th is Tax Day and Gene Autry reminds us “Money Ain’t No Use Anyway.” He recorded it in Richmond on 2/9/1931. It appeared on Champion 16245, Champion 45156, Decca 5423, Decca X-1236, Melotone 45156, Montgomery Ward 8016, and Rex … Continue reading

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April 13th in Gennett History: Homer Rodeheaver recorded three sides for Gennett and Rainbow in NYC, which included “All the Way to Calvary” (Gennett 4861 and Rainbow 1047), “Christ Died” (Gennett 4861 and Rainbow 1048), and “Golden Crown” (Gennett 4832 … Continue reading

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Been playing around with a free multimedia timeline tool. Here is the start of noting the progress of blues recording at Gennett Records – suggestions for additions, subtractions, etc. are more than welcome. Unfortunately, it doesn’t embed inside WordPress – … Continue reading

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Sometime in December in Gennett History, 1921: The Criterion Quartet with Orchestra recorded “On the Banks of the Wabash” in New York. It appeared on Gennett 4798. http://grooveshark.com/#!/s/On+The+Banks+Of+The+Wabash/471Tg4?src=5

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Looking to add a dessert to your holiday feast? Why not consult Starr Piano’s “Kinks for Candy Cooker” recipe book & catalog. While you are at it, fill out the order form for the ‘Starr Girl’ doll & get your … Continue reading

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July 24th in Gennett History, 1930: Carson Robison and Frank Luther recorded “Carry Me Back To The Mountains” in NYC. July 24th is one of the supposed dates, as is August 14th, of this recording. It appeared on Champion 45143. … Continue reading

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