Buddy Fields was an important songwriter during the early twentieth century. He was born on September 24, 1889 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (which is now in Austria). He died on October 4, 1965 in Detroit, Michigan in the United States of America. His name at birth was Arthur B. Fields. His most famous song "You Gotta Be a Football Hero" was cowritten with Al Sherman and Al Lewis. Fields was both an author and agent having been educated in Chicago public schools.
Birth and Death Data: Born September 24, 1889, Died October 4, 1965
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1933
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 60 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-27450||10-in.||2/2/1923||Falling||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-31208||10-in.||11/24/1924||Remember||Jean Goldkette Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33209||10-in.||8/4/1925||She's drivin' me wild||Don Bestor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-35518||10-in.||5/15/1926||The pump song||Irving Aaronson ; Commanders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-45571||10-in.||6/8/1928||You're wonderful||Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra||Orchestra, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-63109||10-in.||7/3/1930||Chinnin' and chattin' with May||George Bias ; Mileage Makers ; Bubber Miley||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BRC-70168||10-in.||8/13/1931||(With you on my mind, I find) I can't write the words||Chick Bullock ; Johnny Hamp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BRC-70983||10-in.||12/18/1931||Nothin' to do but love||Snooks Friedman ; Memphis Ramblers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Victor||BRC-71980||10-in.||3/22/1932||You're the one (You beautiful son-of-a-gun)||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, trio, and chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BRC-72273||10-in.||4/12/1932||I'll get along somehow||Ted Black Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Victor||BRC-72540||10-in.||5/4/1932||Night shall be filled with music||Leo Reisman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||ESHQ-72889||8-in.||6/14/1932||Night shall be filled with music||Jim Harkins and his Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BSHQ-73002||10-in.||6/14/1932||Night shall be filled with music||Roy Wager and his Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-73727||10-in.||9/30/1932||Save a rainy day for me||Joe Lucarell ; Pennsylvania Collegians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-73740||10-in.||10/3/1932||Save a rainy day for me||Joe Rines Orchestra ; Coletta Ryan||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-74649||10-in.||12/8/1932||I'll see you in the morning||Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-74774||10-in.||1/5/1933||Now we're on our second honeymoon||Don Bestor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-77985||10-in.||9/25/1933||You gotta be a football hero||Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus||lyricist|
|Victor||PB-98||10-in.||3/2/1925||(If it wasn't for you) I wouldn't be crying now||Glen Oswald Serenaders ; Glen Oswald||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||[Trial 1923-04-18-03]||10-in.||4/18/1923||Falling||George Price||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||80734||10-in.||12/15/1922||Falling||Elliott Shaw||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||80789||10-in.||1/13/1923||Falling||Paul Specht Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Columbia||80822||10-in.||1/31/1923||Falling||Manhattan Dance Orchestra [i.e., Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra]||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W140809||10-in.||8/4/1925||She's drivin' me wild||Manhattan Dance Makers||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Columbia||142183||10-in.||5/11/1926||The pump song||Albert Campbell ; Jack Kaufman||Male vocal duet, with piano||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fields, Buddy," accessed July 4, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112468.
Fields, Buddy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 4, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112468.
"Fields, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 4 July 2022.
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