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 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  
(Results 76-100 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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