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", (a part of which is sung by Laurel and Hardy in Below Zero (1930 film)), amongst other songs, such as "Dreamy Eyes", and "Come, take a Trip in My Air-ship".

Birth and Death Data: Born 1868, Died 1913

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter

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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 May 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106550.

Shields, Ren. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106550.

"Shields, Ren." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 May 2024.

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

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