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 51-75 of 100 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-81969 10-in. 3/21/1934 Frankie and Johnny Helen Morgan Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BS-037123 10-in. 5/17/1939 Steamboat Bill Smoothies Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia 940 7-in. ca. 1902 In the good old summer time J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 940 10-in. ca. 1902 In the good old summer time J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 1013 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 Wait at the gate for me J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1013 10-in. ca. 1902-1908 Wait at the gate for me J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1051 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 My Yankee Doodle Daisy Male vocalist (unidentified; Columbia Records) Baritone vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1051 10-in. ca. 1902-1908 My Yankee Doodle Daisy Male vocalist (unidentified; Columbia Records) Baritone vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1417 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 They were all doing the same Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia 1417 10-in. ca. 1903 They were all doing the same Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia 1878 10-in. ca. Jan.-Nov. 1904 Come take a trip in my airship J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 1913 7-in. ca. 1904 In the good old summer time J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 3034 7-in. ca. 1904 Come take a trip in my airship J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 3450 10-in. ca. Jan.-Aug. 1906 Waltz me around again, Willie Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3479 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1906 The Rambler Minstrel Company : Record D Collins and Harlan ; Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels and male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3554 10-in. ca. 1906-Jan. 1907 The Rambler Minstrel Company : Record F Arthur Collins ; Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels, with male vocal solo and orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3660 10-in. ca. Jan.-June 1907 You'll have to wait 'till my ship comes in Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3900 10-in. ca. Jan.-Apr. 1908 Come to the land of Bohemia Harvey Hindermyer Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3995 10-in. ca. Jan. 1908-Mar. 1909 Make a noise like a hoop and roll away Fred Duprez Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4277 10-in. ca. 1909-Feb. 1910 Take me out for a joy ride Paul Southe Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4448 10-in. ca. Jan.-July 1910 Ain't you coming out to-night Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19134 10-in. 11/29/1910 The longest way round is the sweetest way home Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19280 10-in. 3/31/1911 Steamboat Bill Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19878 10-in. 5/4/1912 That's what I call a good time Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 78423 10-in. 5/14/1919 Steamboat Bill Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 51-75 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.

"Shields, Ren." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

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

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