BDW 8044 | Ben Pollack Volume 7

The last of our series of Pollack recordings, this one includes the remaining sides recorded in 1929 by the so-called “Whoopee Makers” for dime store labels, as well as Pollack’s 1933 recordings. Mastered from the best available copies of the original discs, this set includes many sides never re-issued before. Extensive liner notes by Joe Showler.

Single, $18.00

 

 

The Whoopee Makers

Jimmy McPartland (c), Jack Teagarden (tb,v), Benny Goodman (cl), Gil Rodin (as), Larry Binyon (ts), Vic Briedis (p), Dick Morgan (bjo,v), Harry Goodman (bb), Ray Bauduc (d).
New York, March 15, 1929

1.  8477-5 Shirt Tail Stomp (Goodman)                           Banner 6355
2. 8541-4 It’s Tight Like That (Dorsay-Whittaker)-vJT      Apex 8950
3. 8542-3 Four Or Five Times (Hellman-Gay)-vDM         Apex 8936

Jimmy McPartland (c), possibly Tommy Thunen (t), Jack Teagarden (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), Gil Rodin (as), Larry Binyon (ts), Vic Briedis (p), Dick Morgan (bjo), Harry Goodman (bb), Ray Bauduc (d), Scrappy Lambert (v).

New York, c. April 3, 1929

4. 3760-C Little Rose Covered Shack (Tannesy-Mills)-vSL     Cameo 9126

Jimmy McPartland (c), possibly Tommy Thunen (t), Jack Teagarden (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as), Gil Rodin (as), Larry Binyon (ts), Vic Briedis (p), Dick Morgan (bjo), Harry Goodman (sb,bb), Ray Bauduc (d), Jack Kaufman (v).
New York, April 4, 1929

5. 8476-3 Tiger Rag (La Rocca)-v by ensemble                              Cameo 0439
6. 8543-4 Makin’ Friends (Teagarden-MacPortland) (sic)-vJT       Columbia 36010
7. 8657-1  Sweet Liza (Hirsch-Samuels)-vJK                                   Banner 6358

Same personnel, except Benny Goodman (cl,as) replaces Dorsey; Jack Teagarden-unknown (v).
New York, c. April 5, 1929

8. 108775 Dirty Dog (Teagarden-MacPartland)-vJT                            Perfect 15223
9. 3767-B Would You Be Happy? (Rush-Mills)-v                                 Cameo 9147
10. 3768-A (Eyes Of Blue) You’re My Waterloo (Tanassy-Parish)-v    Cameo 9142

Same; Scrappy Lambert (as Harold Lang) (v).
New York, c. April 6, 1929

11. 108723-2 Honey (Simons-Gillespie-Whiting)-vSL               Perfect 15142
12. 108723-3 Honey (Simons-Gillespie-Whiting)-vSL              Pathé 36961

Jimmy McPartland (c), possibly Tommy Gott (t), Jack Teagarden (t where noted,tb,v), Jimmy Dorsey-Gil Rodin (cl,as), Bud Freeman-Pee Wee Russell (cl,ts), Vic Briedis (p), Dick Morgan (bjo,v), Harry Goodman (bb), Ray Bauduc (d), Jack Kaufman (v).
New York, June 6, 1929

13. 8761-5   After You’ve Gone (Creamer-Layton)-vJK            Oriole 1624
14. 108931  12th Street Rag (Euday L. Bowman)-vDM            Perfect 15217
15. 108930 It’s So Good (Rodin-Goodman-Teagarden-Pollack)-v-t-JT     Perfect 15217

Jack Teagarden and His Orchestra

Charlie Teagarden-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden (tb,v), Pee Wee Russell (cl) (as shown), Matty Matlock-Gil Rodin (cl,as), Eddie Miller (cl,ts), Adrian Rollini (bsx), Gil Bowers or Fats Waller (as shown) (p), Nappy Lamare (g), Ray Bauduc (d), Gene Austin (v).
New York, November 10, 1931

16. 10976-1 China Boy (—)-clPWR, pFW                                      Meritt 6
17. 10977-1 Lies (Springer-Barris)-pGB/vGA                                 Banner 32325
18. 10978-3 I’m Sorry Dear (Weeks-Tobias-Scott)-pGB/vGA      Banner 32325
19. 10979-1 Tiger Rag (—)-clPWR, pFW                                       Meritt 6

Ben Pollack and His Orchestra

Ben Pollack dir. Charlie Spivak-Sterling Bose (t), Jack Teagarden-Ralph Copsey (tb), Matty Matlock-Gil Rodin (cl,as), Eddie Miller (cl,ts), Alex Beller-Ray Cohen (vln), Gil Bowers (p), Hilton “Nappy” Lamare (g,v), Jerry Johnson (sb), Ray Bauduc (d), Doris Robbins (v).
Chicago, March 19, 1933

20. 75409-1   Linger A Little Longer In The Twilight (Woods- Campbell-Connelly)-vDR        Victor 24284
21. 75412-2     Two Tickets To Georgia (Young-Tobias-Coots)-vHL                                              Victor 24284
22. 75412-2R  Two Tickets To Georgia (Young-Tobias-Coots)-vHL                                              Victor 24284