Theodore "Ted" Fetter (June 10, 1910 – March 13, 1996) was a Broadway lyricist who contributed material to such revues as The Show Is On (1936) and Billy Rose's Aquacade (1939), but is best remembered for co-writing the song "Taking a Chance on Love," introduced in the 1940 musical comedy Cabin in the Sky.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1907, Died March 13th, 1996
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-02159||10-in.||10/16/1936||Now||Al Bowlly ; Ray Noble Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-018336||10-in.||1/18/1938||The sun will shine to-night||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-036859||10-in.||5/4/1939||Yours for a song||Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-036902||10-in.||5/3/1939||Yours for a song||Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-057387||10-in.||11/12/1940||Taking a chance on love||Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-058792||10-in.||1/9/1941||Taking a chance on love||Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fetter, Ted," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100634.
Fetter, Ted. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100634.
"Fetter, Ted." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.
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