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 1915 (New York City), Died January 15, 2003 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

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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 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 ; 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 ; 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 ; Charles Dant ; 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  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fisher, Doris," accessed May 20, 2022,

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"Fisher, Doris." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 20 May 2022.

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