Ren Shields

Ren Shields was an American folk musician born in 1868 in Chicago, Illinois. He died on 25 October 1913 in Massapequa, New York. He co-wrote the song with George "Honey Boy" Evans "In the Good Old Summer Time" amongst other songs such as "Dreamy Eyes", and "Come, take a Trip in My Air-ship".

Birth and Death Data: Born 1868

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 100 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1414 7-in. 5/23/1902 It's got to be a minstrel show tonight Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1414 10-in. 5/23/1902 It's got to be a minstrel show tonight Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1655 7-in. 10/2/1902 In the good old summer time Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1655 10-in. 10/2/1902 In the good old summer time Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1700 7-in. 10/17/1902 Wait at the gate for me J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1700 10-in. 10/17/1902 Wait at the gate for me J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1793 7-in. 11/20/1902 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1793 10-in. 11/20/1902 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1833 7-in. 12/17/1902 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1833 10-in. 12/17/1902 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1984 7-in. 2/19/1903 They were all doing the same Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1984 10-in. 2/19/1903 They were all doing the same Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2053 7-in. 3/3/1903 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2053 10-in. 3/3/1903 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2157 7-in. 4/3/1903 They were all doing the same Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2157 10-in. 4/3/1903 They were all doing the same Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor B-290 10-in. 8/25/1903 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor B-418 10-in. 9/16/1903 In the good old summer time Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-945 7-in. 1/19/1904 The sweetest flower that grows in Tennessee Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-945 10-in. 1/19/1904 The sweetest flower that grows in Tennessee Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-1161 7-in. 3/24/1904 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-1161 10-in. 3/24/1904 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-1161 8-in. 5/10/1906 In the good old summer time Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor A-1582 7-in. 7/11/1904 Come take a trip in my airship Billy Murray Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-1582 10-in. 7/11/1904 Come take a trip in my airship Billy Murray Male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 100 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shields, Ren," accessed September 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106550.

Shields, Ren. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106550.

"Shields, Ren." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106550

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