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 51-60 of 60 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick XE37109 12-in. 8/26/1931 Radio News Reel of Hollywood, program Z, pt. 3 Lil Dagover ; Unidentified performer(s) (Brunswick Records) Radio transcription disc songwriter  
Brunswick E3256-E3258 10-in. 6/17/1926 The pump song The Bostonians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E3633-E3634 10-in. 8/26/1926 Nobody worries ‘bout me Glen Echo Serenaders ; Vaudeville Trio Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio lyricist  
Brunswick E19415-E19417 10-in. 6/1/1926 The pump song Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick C232-C234 10-in. 4/23/1926 I’m glad I found a girl like you Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano songwriter  
Brunswick LAE780 10-in. 5/5/1930 Chinnin’ and chattin’ with May Jesse Stafford Palace Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick 302W-305W 10-in. 1/29/1925 If it wasn’t for you Golden Pheasant Orchestra ; Austin Wylie Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 8728 10-in. 3/22/1923 Falling Ernest L. Stevens Trio Instrumental trio songwriter  
Edison 10524 10-in. 7/28/1925 She's drivin' me wild Georgia Melodians Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 10961 10-in. 5/6/1926 The pump song The Happiness Boys ; Dave Kaplan Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
(Results 51-60 of 60 records)


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