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 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 26-50 of 60 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142200 10-in. 5/14/1926 The pump song Ed Smalle Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142204 10-in. 5/14/1926 The pump song Gangplank Orchestra ; Earl Gresh Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W145830 10-in. 3/23/1928 You're wonderful Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146372 10-in. 5/31/1928 You're wonderful Broadway Bellhops Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W150155 10-in. 3/31/1930 Chinnin' and chattin' with May Hot Air Men Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia [W]150198 10-in. 4/10/1930 Chinnin' and chattin' with May Frank Auburn and his Orchestra [Harry Reser's Orchestra] ; Tom Frawley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia [W]150642 10-in. 7/10/1930 You are easy to remember (But not so easy to forget) Bill Coty ; Frank Auburn and his Orchestra [Lloyd Keating and his Music] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W151709 10-in. 8/6/1931 (With you on my mind I find) I can't write the words Robert Hood Bowers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152158 10-in. 3/21/1932 You're the one (You beautiful son-of-a-gun) Paul Specht Orchestra ; Robert Wood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152214 10-in. 6/10/1932 Night shall be filled with music Sammy Fain ; Joe Moss Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152336 10-in. 12/27/1932 Now we're on our second honeymoon Enric Madriguera Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152503 10-in. 9/19/1933 You gotta be a football hero Ben Bernie and All the Lads Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Columbia W351057 10-in. 7/3/1931 With you on my mind, I find) I can't write the words Roy Carroll and his Sands Point Orchestra [Selvin's Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh 8468 10-in. October 1923 Calling (For you) Finzel's Arcadia Orchestra of Detroit Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 9016 10-in. Mar. 1925 If it wasn't for you I wouldn't be crying now Arcadia Peacock Orchestra of St. Louis ; Jack Ford Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh S-71095 10-in. Dec. 1922 Falling Finzel's Arcadia Orchestra of Detroit Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh 73515 10-in. July 1925 She's drivin' me wild Fred Hall ; Sugar Babies Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh 80056 10-in. 6/3/1926 The pump song The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W400720 10-in. 5/29/1928 My baby came home Red McKenzie ; Music Box Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick 9450-9452 10-in. approximately Dec. 1922 Falling Gene Rodemich’s Orchestra ; Allister Wylie Jazz/dance band, with piano duet composer  
Brunswick 14068-14071 10-in. 10/22/1924 (If it wasn’t for you) I wouldn’t be crying now Cinderella Roof Orchestra ; Herb Wiedoeft Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick 15605-15607 10-in. 4/21/1925 If it wasn't for you I wouldn't be crying now Frank Bessinger ; Phil Ohman ; Frank Wright Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick E28619 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 You’re wonderful Tex Brewster's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E36983 10-in. 7/21/1931 (With you on my mind, I find) I can’t write the words Ralph Bennett and his Seven Aces (All Eleven of 'Em) [Ed Kirkeby Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E37082 10-in. 8/17/1931 I can’t write the words Boswell Sisters ; The New Yorkers [Bill Challis Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with female vocal trio songwriter  
(Results 26-50 of 60 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fields, Buddy," accessed June 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112468.

Fields, Buddy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112468.

"Fields, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 June 2024.

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