Kerry Mills

Kerry Mills (né Frederick Allen Mills; 1 February 1869 in Philadelphia – 5 December 1948 in Hawthorne, California), publishing also as F.A. Mills was an American ragtime composer and music publishing executive of popular music during the Tin Pan Alley era. His stylistically diverse music ranged from ragtime through cakewalk to marches. He was most prolific between 1895 and 1918.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 1, 1869 (Philadelphia), Died December 5, 1948 (Hawthorne)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Notes: Also known as Frederick Allen Mills and F. A. Mills.

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 201 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 01085 7-in. 3/13/1900 Impecunious Davis Royal Italian Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]136 7-in. 7/14/1900 Whistling Rufus Voss First Regiment Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]143 7-in. 7/14/1900 At a Georgia camp meeting Voss First Regiment Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]149 7-in. 7/19/1900 Whistling Rufus Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]212 7-in. 9/21/1900 Happy days in Dixie Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]212 10-in. 4/3/1902 Happy days in Dixie Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]256 7-in. 1/10/1901 Impecunious Davis Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]256 10-in. 5/1/1902 Impecunious Davis Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]315 7-in. 10/1/1900 At a Georgia camp meeting Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]315 10-in. 1/1/1902 At a Georgia camp meeting Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]361 7-in. 10/1/1900 Whistling Rufus Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1033 7-in. 10/18/1901 Rastus on parade Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1033 10-in. 10/18/1901 Rastus on parade Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1656 7-in. 10/2/1902 Fare thee well, Mollie darling Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1656 10-in. 10/2/1902 Fare thee well, Molly darling Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1660 7-in. 10/8/1902 Harmony Mose Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1660 10-in. 10/8/1902 Harmony Mose Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1696 7-in. 10/16/1902 In the city of sighs and tears J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1696 10-in. 10/16/1902 In the city of sighs and tears J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1794 7-in. 11/20/1902 Fare thee well, Mollie darling Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1794 10-in. 11/20/1902 Fare thee well, Mollie darling Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1950 7-in. 2/9/1903 I know she waits for me William F. Hooley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1950 10-in. 2/9/1903 I know she waits for me William F. Hooley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3016 10-in. 1/10/1901 Impecunious Davis Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3574 10-in. 9/12/1901 Happy days in Dixie Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo composer  
(Results 26-50 of 201 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Kerry," accessed April 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109306.

Mills, Kerry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109306.

"Mills, Kerry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109306

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