Gennett matrix 12725. Down home special / Watson's Pullman Porters

TitleSource
Down home special (Primary title)Disc label
Unverified composer information: Johnson
Composer information source: Disc label.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Watson's Pullman Porters (Musical group)
Henry Moon (instrumentalist : guitar)
George Thomas (instrumentalist : guitar)
Henry Johnson (instrumentalist : violin)
Hank Jones and His Ginger (Musical group)Listing on Champion 15509,
Bud Warner and his Red Caps (Musical group)Listing on Bell 1174.
  • Description: Violin and 2 guitars
  • Category: Instrumental
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Some sources note that George Thomas and Henry Moon are most likely pseudonyms.
Rockwell lists the performance as violin and 2 guitars; Dahan lists as 2 guitars and piano (or celeste).
Information on Gennett Records derives from data compiled and provided by Malcolm Rockwell and Charlie Dahan. Original sources consulted are noted in “sources.”
Source(s): Rust jazz; Dixon/Godrich/Rye; Gennett ledgers (IJS); Rockwell; Abrams; Champion Royalty Sheets (IJS); Tsotsi; Gennett recording cards (IHS MacKenzie files); IHS-MacKenzie.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
4/20/1927 Richmond, Indiana [Unlettered first take] Unknown
4/20/1927 Richmond, Indiana A Master Bell 1174 10-in.
4/20/1927 Richmond, Indiana A Master Gennett 6378 10-in.
4/20/1927 Richmond, Indiana A Master Superior 351 10-in.
4/20/1927 Richmond, Indiana A Master Champion 15509 10-in.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gennett matrix 12725. Down home special / Watson's Pullman Porters," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/2000463144/12725-Down_home_special.

Gennett matrix 12725. Down home special / Watson's Pullman Porters. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/2000463144/12725-Down_home_special.

"Gennett matrix 12725. Down home special / Watson's Pullman Porters." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

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