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Oct. 16th in Gennett History, 1935: Tex Ritter recorded "The Oregon Trail"

Oct. 16th in Gennett History, 1935: Tex Ritter recorded “The Oregon Trail” in NYC. It appeared on Champion 45154. This is from the Decca era.

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Happy 144th Birthday, Uncle Dave Macon! (October 7, 1870)

Happy 144th Birthday, Uncle Dave Macon! He was born on October 7, 1870. The Gennett Walk of Fame Inductee with Sam and Kirk McGhee recorded “Don’t Get Weary Children” on 8/15/1934 in Richmond. 10 more words

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Chinese Rhythm by Alfredo Campoli

Chinese Rhythm, 78rpm Decca shellac disc by Alfredo Campoli and his salon orchestra

Thank you to our friends from the EMI Archive Trust for sharing this great piece from their collection.    84 more words

Sept. 22nd in Gennett History, 1932: Roosevelt Sykes Recorded "Highway 61 Blues"

Sept. 22nd in Gennett History, 1932: Roosevelt Sykes recorded “Highway 61 Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion S-16586 & 50012, and Decca 7280.

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Hawaiian Music appears on Decca Records

Aloha Dear Readers! Iʻve been working on discography research. Sometimes its exhilarating; sometimes itʻs just painful. Details, details details. The Devil is always in the details. 707 more words

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Cover Story - Part IV - Decca

Decca Records began as a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis. Its U.S. label was established in late 1934 by Lewis along with American Decca’s first president Jack Kapp and later American Decca president Milton Rackmil; however, owing to World War II, the link with the British company was broken for several decades. 165 more words

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More collages from last summer~

Here are a few more postcards I made this last summer. The first one was made from a 78 record cover:
I’ve seen other people use old stamps on photos of other people. 154 more words