Shep Fields

Shep Fields (born Saul Feldman, September 12, 1910 – February 23, 1981) was an American bandleader who led the Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm orchestra during the 1930s. His distinctive Rippling Rhythm sound was featured on big band remote broadcasts from historic hotels nationwide and remained popular with audiences from the 1930's into the early 1960's.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 12, 1910 (Brooklyn), Died February 26, 1981 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, leader, songwriter, arranger, speaker, vocalist

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 257 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-071455 10-in. 10/7/1941 Ooh-does your mother know you smoke? New Music [Shep Fields] ; Ann Perry Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter, director  
Victor BS-071456 10-in. 10/7/1941 Autumn nocturne New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-071457 10-in. 10/7/1941 I think of you Eddie Kelly ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-071916 10-in. 2/16/1942 Long may we love Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-071917 10-in. 2/16/1942 Dear old pal of mine Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-071918 10-in. 2/16/1942 The caissons go rolling along (The artillery song) Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-071919 10-in. 2/16/1942 Jersey bounce New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-073292 10-in. 5/28/1942 This is worth fighting for Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-073293 10-in. 5/28/1942 You're too good for good-for-nothing me Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-073294 10-in. 5/28/1942 You're easy to dance with Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-073415 10-in. 3/10/1942 I threw a kiss in the ocean Marie Greene ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-073416 10-in. 3/10/1942 Breathless Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-073417 10-in. 3/10/1942 Mad about him, sad without him, how can i be glad without him blues Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-073418 10-in. 3/10/1942 The tale of Peter and the Wolf Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-073419 10-in. 3/10/1942 I'm gettin' mighty lonesome for you Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-073858 10-in. 5/1/1942 Whisper that you love me Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-073859 10-in. 5/1/1942 Nursie!Nursie! Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-073860 10-in. 5/1/1942 Wonder when my baby's coming home Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-074785 10-in. 7/29/1942 (At the) Cross-roads New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-074786 10-in. 7/29/1942 I came here to talk for Joe New Music [Shep Fields] ; Ralph Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-074787 10-in. 7/29/1942 Please think of me New Music [Shep Fields] ; Ralph Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-074788 10-in. 7/29/1942 Take it slow New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-074789 10-in. 7/29/1942 When the lights go on again (All over the world) New Music [Shep Fields] ; Ralph Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-074790 10-in. 7/29/1942 Better not roll those blue, blue eyes New Music [Shep Fields] ; Ralph Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor D4AB-0429 10-in. 11/20/1944 Twilight time New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band director  
(Results 226-250 of 257 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fields, Shep," accessed April 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103682.

Fields, Shep. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103682.

"Fields, Shep." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 April 2024.

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