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Ben Pollack, Volume 5
The fifth of six volumes devoted to the complete recordings of Ben Pollack’s Orchestra from 1926 to 1934. Includes related recordings released under the names of Gil Rodin, Jack Teagarden and the New Orleans Ramblers. The extensive liner notes were written by Joe Showler, a Toronto-based expert on Pollack and Jack Teagarden.

Gil Rodin and His Orchestra

Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb,v), probably Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Gil Rodin (as), Eddie Miller (ts,v), Gil Bowers (p), Nappy Lamare (bjo,gtr,v), Harry Goodman (sb), Ray Bauduc (d), Eddie Gale (v).
New York, c. January, 1931
1. 1117-1 99 Out Of A Hundred Wanna Be Loved (Lewis- Sherman)-vEG Crown 3045
2. 1118-3 Hello Beautiful (Walter Donaldson)-vEG Broadway 1444
Note: Broadway 1444 is credited to Rob Golden and His Orchestra.


Jack Teagarden and His Band

Same personnel and date.
3. 1119-1 Rockin' Chair (Carmichael)-vEM-NL Crown 3051
4. 1120-1 Loveless Love (Handy)-vJT Crown 3051


Ben Pollack & His Orch.

Ben Pollack (v) dir. Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb,v), Benny Goodman (cl,as), Gil Rodin (as), Eddie Miller (cl,ts), Alex Beller (vln), Gil Bowers (p), Nappy Lamare (gtr), Harry Goodman (bb,sb), Ray Bauduc (d), Eddie Gale (v).
New York, January 21, 1931
5. 10378-2 Sing Song Girl (McCarthy-Hanley)-vBP Banner 32074
6. 10379-3 (When You Fall In Love) Fall In Love With Me (Tobias-Rose-Russell)-vEG Banner 32074
7. 10380-2 You Didn't Have To Tell Me (I Knew It All The Time) (Walter Donaldson)-vJT UHCA 103


Ben Pollack and His Orchestra

Ben Pollack (v) dir. Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb,v,sp), probably Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Gil Rodin (as), Eddie Miller (cl,ts), Alex Beller (vln), Gil Bowers (p), Nappy Lamare (gtr,sp), Harry Goodman (sb), Ray Bauduc (d).
New York, February 12, 1931
8. 10416-2 I've Got Five Dollars (Hart-Rodgers)-vBP Crown 91088
9. 10417-2 Sweet And Hot (Yellen-Arlen)-spJT-NL,vBP-JT Crown 91088
10. 10418-1 I'm A Ding Dong Daddy (From Dumas) (Phil Baxter)-vBP Perfect 15432


The New Orleans Ramblers

Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb,v), Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as), Gil Rodin (as), Eddie Miller (ts), Alex Beller (vln), Gil Bowers (p), Nappy Lamare (gtr), Harry Goodman (sb), Ray Bauduc (d), Ben Pollack (v).
New York, February 19, 1931
11. E-36104 That's The Kind Of Man For Me (Razaf- Palmer)-vJT Melotone M12230
12. E-36105 I'm One Of God's Children (Who Hasn't Got Wings) (Hammerstein 2nd-Ruskin- Alter)-vJT Decca test
13. E-36106 No Wonder I'm Blue (Hammerstein 2nd- Alter)-vBP Melotone M12133


Ben Pollack & His Orchestra

Ben Pollack (v) dir. Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb,v,sp), Benny Goodman (cl), Gil Rodin (as), Eddie Miller (ts), Alex Beller (vln), Sammy Prager (p), Nappy Lamare (gtr,sp), Harry Goodman (sb), Ray Bauduc (d).
New York, March 2, 1931
14. 10416-5 I've Got Five Dollars (Lorenz Hart-Richard Rodgers)-vBP Romeo 1576
15. 10417-4 Sweet And Hot (Yellen-Arlen)-spJT-NL,vBP-JT Perfect 15431
16. 10422-4 Beale Street Blues (Handy)-vJT Royal 91358


The Alternate Takes

Gil Rodin and His Orchestra

Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb), probably Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Gil Rodin (as), Eddie Miller (ts), Gil Bowers (p), Nappy Lamare (bjo,gtr), Harry Goodman (sb), Ray Bauduc (d), Eddie Gale (v).
New York, c. January, 1931
17. 1118-2 Hello Beautiful (Donaldson)-vEG Crown 3046


Jack Teagarden and His Band

Same personnel and date.
18. 1120-2 Loveless Love (Handy)-vJT Crown 3051


Ben Pollack & His Orch.

Ben Pollack dir. Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb,v), Benny Goodman-Gil Rodin (cl,as), Eddie Miller (cl,ts), Alex Beller (vln), Gil Bowers (p), Nappy Lamare (gtr), Harry Goodman (bb,sb), Ray Bauduc (d), Eddie Gale (v).
New York, January 21, 1931
19. 10380-3 You Didn't Have To Tell Me (I Knew It All The Time) (Walter Donaldson)-vJT CMS 103


Ben Pollack and His Orchestra

Ben Pollack (v) dir. Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb), probably Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Gil Rodin (as), Eddie Miller (cl,ts), Alex Beller (vln), Gil Bowers (p), Nappy Lamare (gtr), Harry Goodman (sb), Ray Bauduc (d).
New York, February 12, 1931
20. 10418-2 I'm A Ding Dong Daddy (Baxter)-vBP Crown 91077


Ben Pollack and His Orchestra

Ben Pollack (v) dir. Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb,v,sp), Benny Goodman (cl), Gil Rodin (as), Eddie Miller (ts), Alex Beller (vln), Sammy Prager (p), Nappy Lamare (gtr,sp), Harry Goodman (sb), Ray Bauduc (d).
New York, March 2, 1931
21. 10416-6 I've Got Five Dollars (Lorenz Hart-Richard Rodgers)-vBP Perfect 15431
22. 10417-5 Sweet And Hot (Yellen-Arlen)-spJT-NL,vBP-JT Romeo 1576
23. 10422-5 Beale Street Blues (Handy)-vJT Perfect 15617
24. 10422-6 Beale Street Blues (---)-vJT Test


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