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September 20th in Gennett History…

1929: Blind Brother Graves and Brother recorded “I Shall Not Be Moved” in Richmond. It appeared on Paramount 12974. The recording featured Blind Roosevelt Graves (v & g), Uaroy Graves (v & tam), Baby Jay James ? (c), Will Ezell … Continue reading

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September 18th in Gennett History…

1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “Lazy Daddy” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 5542, Claxtonola 40375, HRS 9, Poydras MJC-13, Tempo R-45, and Vinylite Jazz 8. It featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), George Brunies (tb), Jimmy Hartwell (cl), George Johnson … Continue reading

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September 16th in Gennett History…

1930: Ted Gossett’s String Band recorded “Fire In The Mountain” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Champion 16160, Superior 2519, and Supertone 9776. The band consisted of Earl Nossinger (g), Enos Gossett (g), Pete Woods (bjo), and Tommy Whitmer (f). … Continue reading

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September 15th in Gennett History…

1924: William B. Houchens recorded “Wagner” in Richmond.  The solo old-time fiddling recording appeared on Gennett 5553 and Silvertone 4015. 

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September 12th in Gennett History…

1929: Frank Jenkins’ Pilot Mountaineers recorded “Sunny Home in Dixie” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 7034 and Supertone 9677.  The recording featured Ernest Stoneman (g), Frank Jenkins (f), and Oscar Jenkins (f).

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September 11th in Gennett History…

1930: Lew Childre recorded “Horsie Keep Your Tail Up” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 7312, Champion 16093, and Supertone 9773. The recording featured Lew Childre (v & g) and Wiley Walker (f). The Champion issue sold 2,400 copies … Continue reading

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September 6th in Gennett History…

1929: The Carver Boys recorded “The Brave Engineer” in Richmond.” It appeared on Paramount 3198, Broadway 8246, and ARC-Broadway 8246. The Gennett recording ledger noted on another Carver Boys recordings that day that “credited to Carver Boys and Joshua White … Continue reading

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