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Gennett records of old time tunes.

Gennett records of old time tunes.

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Published by John Edwards Memorial Foundation at the Folklore & Mythology Center, University of California in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Starr Piano Company. Gennett Record Division -- Catalogs.,
    • Folk music -- United States -- Discography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: 1928?

      SeriesJEMF special series ;, no. 6
      ContributionsJohn Edwards Memorial Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML156.4.F5 G46 1970z
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p. :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2818925M
      LC Control Number83620710

        As Gennett wound down from its early s peak, it built a reputation as a label for “hillbilly” and “old-time” music, which were the origins for what’s dubbed “country” today.   From to , Gennett released recordings by hundreds of "old-time music" artists, precursors to country music, including such artists as Doc Roberts and Gene Autry.

      Gennett (pronounced with a soft G) was a United States based record label which flourished in the HistoryGennett records was founded in Richmond, Indiana by the Starr Piano Company, and released its first records in October Posts about Gennett Records written by burginmathews. I’ve got an article in this month’s issue of The Old-Time Herald exploring Gennett Records’ trip to two months the label set up shop in the Starr Piano store and waxed records of all sorts of local music makers: blues musicians, old-time string bands, jazz bands, Sacred Harp singers, society dance .

      Gennett Records of Old Time Tunes: A Catalog Reprint, ? Good Rockin' Tonight: Sun Records & The Birth Of Rock 'N' Roll, Colin Escott, Martin Hawking, The Great Psychedelic Discography, Martin C. Strong, The Great Rock Discography, Martin C. Strong, The Green Book of Songs by Subject, Jeff Green, (5th edition). This podcast produced by Nate Gibson introduces the history of Gennett records, its impact, and the move of a large collection of Gennett 78 rpm records from the Starr Gennett Foundation to the stewardship of the Archives of Traditional Music. The podcast is long and you can follow along with the transcript below.


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History. Gennett Records was founded in Richmond, Indiana, by the Starr Piano released its first records in October The company took its name from its top managers: Harry, Fred and Clarence Gennett.

Earlier, the company had produced recordings under the Starr Records label. The early issues were vertically cut in the gramophone record grooves, using Genre: Jazz, blues, country. Gennett Records of Old Time Tunes, A Catalogue Reprint [Da Costa Woltz, Taylor's Kentucky Boys, Marion Underwood, David Miller] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Gennett Records of Old Time Tunes, A Catalogue ReprintAuthor: David Miller Da Costa Woltz, Taylor's Kentucky Boys, Marion Underwood. Get this from a library. Gennett records of old time tunes: a catalog reprint. [John K MacKenzie; Starr Piano Company.

Gennett Record Division,;]. : gennett records. Skip to main content Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Try Prime Cart. All. Gennett Records of Old Time Tunes a Catalog Reprint JEMF Special Series, No.

6 Cohen, Norman and others Published by The John Edwards Memorial Foundation, Inc. Please use this only as company name for releases that state "Gennett Records" in small font at label bottoms. Please use Gennett as the label. Gennett Records was an American record label, founded in Richmond, Indiana, USA by the Starr Piano Company, and released its first records in October   InFred Gennett created Champion Records as a budget label for tunes previously released on Gennett.

The Gennett Company was hit severely by the Great Depression in From toGennett released recordings by hundreds of "old-time music" artists, precursors to country music. By the late s, Gennett was pressing records for more than 25 labels worldwide, including budget disks for Sears, Roebuck's catalog.

GENNETT RECORD COMPANY COLLECTION, – Collection Information Biographical Sketch. book to be entitled Gennettics, he gave the following description of his work in a or hillbilly, old time, and Tin Pan Alley tunes. InStarr sold the Champion trademark to Decca.

Gennett Record of Old Time Tunes. Los Angeles California, JEMF Univ. of California Press, ASU APP COLL STACK ML 4. F5 G46 Meade, Guthrie T., Jr. Country Music Sources: A Biblio-Discography of Commercially Recorded Traditional Music.

In the early s Gennett's victory in a landmark patent case involving the mighty Victor Records changed the competitive nature of the young record industry.

The Gennetts made music history by recording young jazz pioneers in the Midwest and folk musicians from the Appalachian hills at a time when major record labels in the East couldn't be.

Please use this page to enter releases on the Gennett label. Please use Gennett Records as record company for releases that state this in smaller font near label bottoms.

Gennett was an American record label, founded in Richmond, Indiana, USA by the Starr Piano Company, and was named after the latter's three most important managers, Harry, Fred, and Clarence Gennett. In the mids, Rick Kennedy wrote a book about Gennett called Jellyroll, Bix, and Hoagy: Gennett Studios and the Birth of American Jazz.

Inwe included an updated chapter on Gennett Records and its famed studio in our book Little Labels--Big Sound: Small Record Companies and the Rise of American then, Rick has been working with. Old CONCERT, VAUDEVILLE, MINSTREL SHOW and SHOW BIZ RELATED posters and original photographs (ss) Old OUT-SIDE HORN PHONOGRAPHS; JAZZ, BLUES and R&B 33 1/3 Record Albums ; EARLY COUNTRY MUSIC, GOSPEL, CAJUN and some DANCE BANDS, POPULAR SINGERS, HISTORICAL and SPOKEN WORD 78 RPM RECORDS.

Discs by blues, gospel and old-time country artists, including Thomas A. Dorsey, Charley Patton and Gene Autrey helped shape American popular music. In the runaway success of so-called "race records" by female blues artists inspired Gennett to sign King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band, performing nightly in nearby Chicago.

Gennett Records was founded in Richmond, Indiana by the Starr Piano released its first records in October The company took its name from its top managers: Harry, Fred and Clarence Gennett. Earlier, the company had produced recordings under the Starr Records label.

The early issues were vertically cut in the gramophone record grooves, using the hill-and-dale. I wish something like this book had been available back when I started to collect phonographs and listen to the old records because, with this book, you see the "big picture," the industry as a whole.

article on Gennett issuing records of "Old Time Mountain Tunes," article on Victor making records in Atlanta, Georgia (June ), etc. Rare. From toGennett released recordings by hundreds of "old-time music" artists, precursors to country music, including such artists as Doc Roberts and Gene Autry. By the late s, Gennett was pressing records for more than 25 labels worldwide, including budget disks for Sears, Roebuck's catalog.

In the early s Gennett's victory in a landmark patent case involving the mighty Victor Records changed the competitive nature of the young record industry The Gennetts made music history by recording young jazz pioneers in the Midwest and folk musicians from the Appalachian hills at a time when major record labels in the East couldn't be.

Buy 's album titled Gennett Old Time Music: Classic Country Recordings Books, Toys, Games and much more. Fred Gennett's self-named Gennett Records label also did extensive recording in the rural folk genre, tracking various singers and string bands from the South in the s and : $.

"Seneca Square Dance" was recorded for Gennett Records (#) on a 78 RPM record in Richmond, Indiana, in January,by ‘Fiddlin’ Sam Long of the Ozarks’. Long () was born in Kansas but a resident of Oklahoma and Missouri at various times, who actually won a big contest in Missouri when living in Oklahoma.

The rare s and s blues records on labels like Paramount, Vocalion, Gennett and Okeh in original 'like new' condition are very much sought after and sell quickly at high prices.

Beginning in the late s, 78 RPM Records were usually mass-produced, thus making them quite common. 78 RPM Records from about onward are VERY common in. From toGennett released recordings by hundreds of “old-time music” artists, precursors to country music, including such artists as Doc Roberts and Gene Autry.

By the late s, Gennett was pressing records for more than 25 labels worldwide, including budget disks for Sears, Roebuck’s catalog.