Buddy Fields

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 24th, 1889, Died October 4th, 1965

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 58 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  
(Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fields, Buddy," accessed September 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112468.

Fields, Buddy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112468.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112468

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