Shug Fisher

Shug Fisher (September 26, 1907–March 16, 1984), born George Clinton Fisher Jr., was an American character actor, singer, songwriter, musician and comedian. During a 50-year career, he appeared in many Western films, often as a member of the Sons of the Pioneers in Roy Rogers serials. Fisher also had supporting roles on many TV shows, most frequently on Gunsmoke and The Beverly Hillbillies. His comic trademarks included his ability to stutter at will and his bemused facial expressions.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 26, 1907 (Tabler), Died March 16, 1984 (Woodland Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, composer

Notes: Born George Clinton Fisher Jr., appears as G. Fisher in Victor ledgers.

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-3536 10-in. 2/4/1950 Roses Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and vocal harmonies instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3537 10-in. 2/4/1950 The eagle's heart Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and vocal harmonies instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3538 10-in. 2/4/1950 The land beyond the sun Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal ensemble, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3539 10-in. 2/4/1950 I told them all about you Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal ensemble, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3573 10-in. 3/10/1950 Wagons west Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3574 10-in. 3/13/1950 Rollin' dust Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3575 10-in. 3/13/1950 Song of the wagonmaster Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3576 10-in. 3/13/1950 Chuckwalla swing Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3712 10-in. 7/17/1950 Old man atom Sons of the Pioneers Comic monologue, with male vocal ensemble and string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor E0VB-3713 10-in. 7/17/1950 What this country needs (is a good old fashioned talk with the Lord) Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal ensemble, with narration and string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D5VB-1109 10-in. 8/8/1945 Forgive and forget Bob Nolan ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal ensemble, with string band composer  
Victor D9VB-2606 10-in. 12/14/1949 Let's go west again Ken Curtis ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band and vocal chorus instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2608 10-in. 12/14/1949 Love at the country fair Dale Evans ; Lloyd Perryman ; Sons of the Pioneers Female-male vocal duet, with string band, and vocal chorus instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D9VB-2609 10-in. 12/14/1949 Wedding dolls (from your wedding cake) Ken Curtis ; Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band and vocal chorus instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62398 10-in. 7/16/1937 Honeymoon stream Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62399 10-in. 7/16/1937 Union County Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62400 10-in. 7/16/1937 On a green mountainside in Virginia Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62401 10-in. 7/16/1937 That's my paradise Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62402 10-in. 7/14/1937 Weeping willow lane Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62403 10-in. 7/14/1937 Sugar babe Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62404 10-in. 7/16/1937 The little girl dressed in blue Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62405 10-in. 7/16/1937 Where the golden poppies grow Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62406 10-in. 7/16/1937 What's the reason Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62407 10-in. 7/14/1937 There's a blue sky over yonder Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 62408 10-in. 7/14/1937 Back to Old Smoky mountain Hugh and Shug instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fisher, Shug," accessed December 5, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107975.

Fisher, Shug. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107975.

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