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April 27th in Gennett History...

1927: Marion Underwood recorded “Coal Creek March” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6240, Supertone 9167, Silvertone 5080, and Silverstone 9167. 

1928: Carmichael’s Collegians recorded “March of the Hoodlums” in Richmond. 70 more words

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Play that song...

So there I was, aged thirteen and three-quarters or thereabouts, attending the Methodist Youth Club. All Around Me (as the ghastly Christmas song would have it) … 971 more words

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Album Review: Crystal Gayle - 'Three Good Reasons'

1992’s Three Good Reasons was Crystal Gayle’s final major label album, released during the time that Capitol Nashville was known as Liberty Records. It was a last-ditch effort to get back on the radio. 613 more words

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Jane Russell in THE LAS VEGAS STORY (RKO 1952)

Jane Russell’s  sexy as always, but THE LAS VEGAS STORY falls flatter than the proverbial pancake. This dull little crime drama boasts a good cast and some good moments, but on the whole doesn’t satisfy. 645 more words

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Jane Russell in THE LAS VEGAS STORY (RKO 1952)

Jane Russell’s  sexy as always, but THE LAS VEGAS STORY falls flatter than the proverbial pancake. This dull little crime drama boasts a good cast and some good moments, but on the whole doesn’t satisfy. 645 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

"Now my consolation is in the stardust of a song"

“Now my consolation is in the stardust of a song”

– Mitchell Parish, lyricist, Stardust, 1929.

– Hoagy Carmichael composer, Stardust,  1927.

Mitchell Parish…

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Happy 117th Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael! (11/22/1899)

Happy 117th Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael! Carmichael, a Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, was born on 11/22/1899. Hitch’s Happy Harmonists, one of his first recordings, recorded ‘Boneyard Shuffle’ in Richmond on May 19, 1925. 36 more words

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