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The Gennett Connection

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Joe Davis’s collaboration with Gennett Records. It explains that when Gennett returned to disc production in September 1944, Davis was given complete charge of selecting the ... More


“Birmingham Jail”/“Six Months Ain’t Long”: Ezra Hill and Henry Johnson [Robinette and Moore]/Marlow and Young [Rutherford and Foster] Champion 15750

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0037
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Melvin Robinette, Byrd Moore, Leonard Rutherford, John Foster, “Birmingham Jail”, “Six Months Ain’t Long”, Gennett Records, old-time music


“Salvation Is for All”: Rev. Edward Boone Gennett 7248

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0055
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Rev. Edward Boone, “Salvation Is for All”, sacred songs, Nazarene Church, family bands, and Gennett Records


“Seneca Square Dance”/“Echoes of the Ozarks”: Fiddlin’ Sam Long of the Ozarks Gennett 3284

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Fiddlin’ Sam Long, “Seneca Square Dance,” “Echoes of the Ozarks,” old-time fiddling, Gennett Records, and fiddlers’ contests


That Ghastly Saxophone

Felix Harcourt

in Ku Klux Kulture: America and the Klan in the 1920s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226376158
eISBN:
9780226376295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226376295.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the Ku Klux Klan in the context of American music history, arguing that the idea of the 1920s as “Jazz Age” is a pernicious cultural myth. Many vocally hated jazz, with Klan ... More


“Gray Eagle”/“Forked Deer”: Hill’s Virginia Mountaineers [Taylor’s Kentucky Boys] Silvertone 8183

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Taylor’s Kentucky Boys, “Grey Eagle” “Forked Deer”, stringband, old-time fiddling, racially mixed bands, Ku Klux Klan, and Gennett Records


“When Katie Comes Down to the Gate”/ “A Little White Rose”: Murphy Bros. Superior 2716

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0064
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Murphy Brothers, “When Katie Comes Down to the Gate”, “A Little White Rose”, old-time music, family bands, harmonica, and Gennett Records


“That’s My Rabbit—My Dog Caught It”: Walter Family Champion S-16653

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0066
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Walter Family, “That’s My Rabbit—My Dog Caught It”, stringband, old-time music, family bands, and Gennett Records


Mister Jelly

Samuel Charters

in A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

The musicians who ventured out of New Orleans found jobs in various cities. These were the traveling days of New Orleans jazz, and many musicians recorded on the road. One of the early traveling ... More


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