Frank Perkins

Frank S. Perkins (April 21, 1908 in Salem, Massachusetts – March 15, 1988 in Los Angeles, California) was an American song composer best known for the song "Stars Fell on Alabama" (with lyrics by Mitchell Parish) and his band classic, Fandango.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 21st, 1908 (Salem), Died March 15th, 1988 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 26-27 of 27 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E36667 10-in. 4/28/1931 Blue flame Blue Rhythm Boys [Mills Blue Rhythm Band] Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E36668 10-in. 4/28/1931 Red devil (Diablo roja) (Fox trot) Artists vary Jazz/dance band songwriter  
(Results 26-27 of 27 records)


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