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 26-50 of 100 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2176 10-in. 1/21/1905 They were all doing the same Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet lyricist, composer  
Victor C-2176 12-in. 1/21/1905 They were all doing the same Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor B-2443 10-in. 4/4/1905 Come take a trip in my airship Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-2492 10-in. 4/25/1905 Waltzing with the girl you love Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor A-2847 7-in. 10/27/1905 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos lyricist  
Victor B-2847 10-in. 10/27/1905 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos lyricist  
Victor B-3380 10-in. 5/10/1906 Waltz me around again, Willie Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-3380 8-in. 5/10/1906 Waltz me around again, Willie Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-4036 10-in. 11/14/1906 Moses Andrew Jackson, good bye Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-4510 12-in. 5/20/1907 Moses Andrew Jackson, good bye May Irwin Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6872 10-in. 3/10/1909 The longest way round is the shortest way home Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6873 10-in. 3/11/1909 When you know that your girlie loves you Elise Stevenson Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-7063 10-in. 5/11/1909 The recipe for love Frank C. Stanley ; Elise Stevenson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-7094 10-in. 5/18/1909 Make a noise like a hoop and roll away Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8097 10-in. 7/7/1909 Take me out for a joy ride Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8963 10-in. 5/17/1910 Just for a girl Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-10151 10-in. 4/5/1911 Steamboat Bill Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-10179 10-in. 4/13/1911 Steamboat Bill Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14940 10-in. 6/9/1914 In the good old summertime Arthur Pryor's Band Band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor CVE-16216 12-in. 5/11/1927 Songs of the past, no. 4 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-16216 12-in. 7/20/1915 Songs of the past, no. 4 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-18925 12-in. 12/22/1916 Songs of the past, no. 23 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-37908 10-in. 2/17/1927 Down where the watermelon grows Ernest Moody ; Phil Reeve Male vocal duet, with guitar and ukulele lyricist  
Victor BVE-38921 10-in. 5/23/1927 Steamboat Bill Ernest Rogers Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) lyricist  
Victor CVE-49077 12-in. 1/18/1929 Minstrel show of 1929 Victor Minstrels Minstrels, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 26-50 of 100 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shields, Ren," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106550.

Shields, Ren. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106550.

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