This Day In Rock. BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS
Jim Fielder was born on October 4, 1947 in Denton, Texas US.
He attended Loara High School in Anaheim, California. While at Loara, the young Fielder befriended classmates Tim Buckey and Larry Beckett, a relationship that would launch Fielder into the music industry. Prior to joining BS&T he worked with Buckley, and he played in several other notable bands including Mastin & Brewer with Mike Brewer and Billy Mundi, The Mothers of Invention and Buffalo Springfield.
Since his departure from BS&T, Fielder has worked extensively as a session musician. He is currently a standing member of Neil Sedaka’s band.