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 76-100 of 100 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||79881||10-in.||6/10/1921||Frankie and Johnny||Frank Crumit ; Paul Biese Trio||Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||81626||10-in.||3/7/1924||Steamboat Bill||Riley Puckett||Male vocal solo, with guitar||lyricist|
|Columbia||140361||10-in.||1/25/1925||Frankie and Johnny||Harry Frankel||Male vocal solo, with ukulele||songwriter|
|Columbia||W141084||10-in.||10/2/1925||In the good old summertime||Riley Puckett||Male vocal solo, with guitar||lyricist|
|Columbia||W143771||10-in.||3/26/1927||Waltz me around again, Willie||Chris Bouchillon||Male vocal solo, with guitar||composer|
|Columbia||W143998||10-in.||4/21/1927||Frankie and Johnny||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W145014||10-in.||10/25/1927||In the good old summertime||Leake County Revelers||String band, with male vocal trio||lyricist|
|Columbia||W149364||10-in.||11/4/1929||Frankie and Johnny||Riley Puckett||Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar||songwriter|
|Columbia||W149542||10-in.||12/5/1929||Frankie and Johnny||Nick Nichols||Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||W149543||10-in.||12/5/1929||Frankie and Johnny||Nick Nichols||Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||W149668||10-in.||12/3/1929||Frankie and Johnny||Gene Autry||Male vocal solo, with guitar||lyricist|
|Columbia||W149723||10-in.||12/13/1929||Frankie and Johnny||Kate Smith||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||W150549||10-in.||5/28/1930||Steamboat Bill||Paul Tremaine Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|OKeh||S-73037||10-in.||12/18/1924||Steamboat Bill||Fiddlin' John Carson||Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin)||lyricist|
|OKeh||W81360||10-in.||9/20/1927||Down where the watermelon grow||Avoca Quartet||Vocal quartet, with 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E27651||10-in.||6/6/1928||In the good old summer time||Richard Brooks ; Rueben Puckett||Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E27826||10-in.||7/3/1928||Frankie and Johnnie||Al Bernard||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E19192-E19194||10-in.||5/7/1926||Frankie and Johnny||Joe Cook||Male vocal solo, with guitar||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E23397-E23399||10-in.||6/1/1927||Steamboat Bill||Al Bernard||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E24858-E24861||10-in.||10/21/1927||Frankie and Johnny||Isham Jones Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||1081||10-in.||between 6/17/1912 and 6/18/1912||Ain't you coming out to-night||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||3045||10-in.||May 1914||Ain't you coming out to-night||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||7283||10-in.||4/9/1920||Steamboat Bill||Edward Meeker||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Vocalion||E3704-E3705||10-in.||9/8/1926||In the good old summer time||Uncle Dave Macon||Male vocal solo, with banjo||lyricist|
|Leeds & Catlin||[L & C cat 231-A]||10-in.||between late 1908 and early 1909||Make a noise like a hoop and roll away||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet||lyricist|
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.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Send the Editors a message about this record.