William C. Polla

Birth and Death Data: Born August 12, 1876, Died November 4, 1939

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, arranger, songwriter

Notes: Also known as W. C. Powell and W. C. Polla.

See Also: Powell, W. C.

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 124 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-40541 10-in. 11/3/1927 Dancing tambourine Pauline Alpert Piano solo composer  
Victor PBVE-42015 10-in. 2/17/1928 I'm telling the world (That I love you) Horace Heidt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-46346 10-in. 8/8/1928 Tamborín danzante Marimba Centro-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BVE-55600 10-in. 7/9/1929 Pretending Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger  
Victor BVE-64823 10-in. 12/7/1930 My temptation Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BSHQ-71975 10-in. 3/17/1932 Bonita Havana Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-75444 10-in. 4/25/1933 Old Mother Hubbard Gene Arnold Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-75452 10-in. 4/25/1933 Old Mother Hubbard Gene Arnold Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-87869 10-in. 2/2/1935 Spanish butterfly Gunter Hotel Orchestra ; Mack Rogers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PB-48 10-in. 9/6/1924 Tell me what to do Paul Biese ; Paul Biese’s Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 1754 10-in. Jan.-Mar. 1904 The gondolier Columbia Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 1764 10-in. ca. 1904 The gondolier Emma Carus Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 1784 10-in. ca. Jan.-May 1904 The gondolier Harry Tally Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47178 10-in. 11/21/1916 When evening shadows fall Broadway Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79018 10-in. 3/3/1920 Sunshine rose George Meader Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79317 10-in. 6/28/1920 Drifting Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79978 10-in. 9/9/1921 Mary O'Brien Edwin Dale Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 140197 10-in. 12/19/1924 I'll see you in my dreams Clover Gardens Orchestra ; William C. Polla Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 140198 10-in. 12/19/1924 The only only one Clover Gardens Orchestra ; William C. Polla Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 140392 10-in. 2/25/1925 I don't want to get married Clover Gardens Orchestra ; Billy Jones ; William C. Polla Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 140393 10-in. 2/25/1925 China girl Clover Gardens Orchestra ; William C. Polla Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 48960 12-in. 10/21/1916 My lonely Lola Lo Prince's Band ; G. Hepburn Wilson Band composer  
Columbia 98004 12-in. 12/15/1921 When shall we meet again? Prince's Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia W140410 10-in. 3/2/1925 The melody that made you mine The Mandoliers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140545 10-in. 4/22/1925 Kickin' the clouds away Clover Gardens Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 26-50 of 124 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Polla, William C.," accessed February 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111650.

Polla, William C.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111650.

"Polla, William C.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 February 2023.

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