Polla's Clover Gardens Orchestra / The Merry Sparklers ‎– Will You Remember Me? / Old Pal

Edison Records ‎– 51508

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R Polla's Clover Gardens Orchestra Will You Remember Me?
Vocals – George Wilton BallardWritten-By – Harry Richman, Henry Santly*, Lou Davis
L The Merry Sparklers Old Pal
Vocals – Ernest HareWritten-By – Egbert Van Alstyne, Gus Kahn

Companies, etc.


  • Alto Saxophone [Uncredited], Soprano Saxophone [Uncredited], Tenor Saxophone [Uncredited], Leader [Uncredited], Conductor [Uncredited]Nathan Glantz (tracks: B)
  • Arranged By [Uncredited], Conductor [Uncredited], Piano [Uncredited], Leader [Uncredited]William C. Polla (tracks: A)
  • Banjo [Uncredited]Harry Reser (tracks: B)
  • Drums [Uncredited], Glockenspiel [Uncredited]Joe Green (6) (tracks: B)
  • Trombone [Uncredited]Eph Hannaford (tracks: B)
  • Trumpet [Uncredited]Hymie Farberman (tracks: B), Julius Berkin (tracks: B)


Dance bands; fox trots.

Side R recorded February 10, 1925, New York, NY. Also issued on Edison Blue Amberol Cylinder 4974.

Side L recorded February 13, 1925, New York, NY.

The two-digit code "35" at approximately 12 o'clock on the R-side label indicates that this record was pressed in March, 1925.

*Note by JSLMB590: As for the personnel for "Old Pal" (matrix 10206), the Merry Sparklers (which is in fact Nathan Glantz's Orchestra) was made up of:
Nathan Glantz (as,ss,ts,cl) dir: Hymie Farberman, Julius Berkin (tp), Eph(raim) Hannaford (tb), unknown (p), Harry Reser (bjo), unknown (bb), Joe Green (d,bells) & Ed Smalle, Vernon Dalhart, Harvey Hindermeyer (v).

Information about the Merry Sparklers being Glantz's Orchestra & for William Conrad (W. C.) Polla being the pianist, leader & arranger for "Will You Remember Me" (matrix 9997) is taken from Richard Johnson & Bernard Shirley's book "American Dance Bands On Record & Film, 1915-1942".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side R (runout)): 9997-A-4-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side R (label)): 9997
  • Matrix / Runout (Side L (runout)): 10206-C-1-4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side L (label)): 10206