Doris Fisher

Doris Fisher (May 2, 1915 – January 15, 2003) was an American singer and songwriter, collaborating both as lyricist and composer. She co-wrote many popular songs in the 1940s, including "Whispering Grass", "You Always Hurt the One You Love", "Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall", "That Ole Devil Called Love", and "Put the Blame on Mame." Her songs were recorded by the Ink Spots, Louis Prima, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, the Andrews Sisters, Pearl Bailey, the Mills Brothers and Ella Fitzgerald amongst others.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 2, 1915 (New York City), Died January 15, 2003 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-023479 10-in. 6/8/1938 (How to make love in) Ten easy lessons Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-026646 10-in. 8/25/1938 Tutti frutti Bon Bon ; Harry Roberts ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-047279 10-in. 2/27/1940 Whispering grass Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-062747 10-in. 3/10/1941 Blitzkrieg baby Una Mae Carlisle ; Les Young Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet composer  
Victor D5VB-0049 10-in. 1/22/1945 Her heart was made of stone Kaydets ; Kaye Choir ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet, vocal chorus, and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D5VB-0226 10-in. 4/23/1945 Prove it by the things you do Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Carol Tucker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D5VB-0227 10-in. 4/23/1945 Fifteen years (and I'm still serving time) Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D5VB-0296 10-in. 6/11/1945 Good, good, good (that's you - that's you) Nancy Norman ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D5VB-1031 10-in. 3/6/1945 A tender word will mend it all Buddy Cole Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D5VB-1128 10-in. 9/10/1945 You always hurt the one you love City Slickers ; Carl Grayson ; Red Ingle ; Spike Jones Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D6VB-2156 10-in. 9/12/1946 A man is a brother to a mule Four King Sisters Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D6VB-2947 10-in. 9/30/1946 Either it's love or it isn't Larry Green Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D6VB-3017 10-in. 10/15/1946 You can't see the sun when you're cryin' Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with female vocal ensemble, and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D6VB-3119 10-in. 10/19/1946 They can't convince me Charles Dant Orchestra ; Betty Jane Rhodes Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia (U.K.) CB11438 10-in. 12/5/1945 Angiolina Carlo Buti ; Orchestra M.o Dino Olivier Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8254 10-in. 11/8/1946 Angelina Raymond Legrand ; Tino Rossi Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8384 10-in. 5/12/1947 Angélina Pierre Arras ; Jacques Hélian Orchestre ; Zappy Max Vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fisher, Doris," accessed March 2, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109392.

Fisher, Doris. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 2, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109392.

"Fisher, Doris." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 2 March 2024.

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