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

Recordings (Results 176-200 of 257 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-041764 10-in. 10/13/1939 Secret Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor BS-041765 10-in. 10/13/1939 Mene mene tekel Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble leader  
Victor BS-041915 10-in. 8/24/1939 I surrender, dear Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-041916 10-in. 8/24/1939 Boy Scout in Switzerland Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-041917 10-in. 8/24/1939 If I knew then (What I know now) Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra ; Jerry Stewart Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-041918 10-in. 8/24/1939 Sleepy moon Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, songwriter  
Victor BS-046195 10-in. 1/10/1940 Would'st could I but kiss thy hand, oh babe Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-046196 10-in. 1/10/1940 The hot gavotte (rum-tum-tiddle-iddle-um-dee-ay) Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-046197 10-in. 1/10/1940 Burn, firewood, burn Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-046198 10-in. 1/10/1940 If I could be the dummy on your knee Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-048492 10-in. 4/1/1940 Cecilia Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-048493 10-in. 4/1/1940 Day dreams come true at night Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-048494 10-in. 4/1/1940 A vous tout de vey, a vous? Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-048495 10-in. 4/1/1940 Narcissus Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor PBS-049837 10-in. 6/3/1940 Cottonwood corners Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor PBS-049838 10-in. 6/3/1940 Who's Yehudi? Dorothy Allen ; Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio vocalist, leader  
Victor PBS-049839 10-in. 6/3/1940 Tennessee fish fry Dorothy Allen ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Victor PBS-049840 10-in. 6/3/1940 Gavotte in G Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor BS-056305 10-in. 9/23/1940 Down Argentina way Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra ; Sonny Washburn Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-056306 10-in. 9/23/1940 Moon over Burma Dorothy Allen ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-056307 10-in. 9/23/1940 Such stuff as dreams are made of Shep Fields ; Larry Neill ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-056308 10-in. 9/23/1940 When the mush begins to rush down Father's vest Shep Fields ; Larry Neill ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble director  
Victor BS-056725 10-in. 10/8/1940 Let's be buddies Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-056726 10-in. 10/8/1940 A faded photograph Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-056727 10-in. 10/8/1940 What'll I do if I marry a soldier (Tush doo woggle oh toog in de shin) Dorothy Allen ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
(Results 176-200 of 257 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fields, Shep," accessed April 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103682.

Fields, Shep. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103682.

"Fields, Shep." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 April 2024.

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