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 51-75 of 201 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor A-22 7-in. 5/18/1903 Star that falls from heaven Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-22 10-in. 5/18/1903 Like a star that falls from heaven Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-717 10-in. 11/18/1903 Fare thee well, Mollie darling Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor A-1162 7-in. 3/24/1904 Fare thee well, Molly darling Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-1162 10-in. 3/24/1904 Fare thee well, Molly darling Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor A-1261 7-in. 4/25/1904 Me and me banjo Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-1261 10-in. 4/25/1904 Me and me banjo Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-1285 10-in. 4/29/1904 Meet me in St. Louis medley waltz Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor A-1285 7-in. 4/29/1904 "Meet me in St. Louis" medley Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor C-1285 12-in. 4/29/1904 Meet me in St. Louis medley waltz Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor A-1290 7-in. 4/29/1904 At a Georgia camp meeting Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-1290 10-in. 4/29/1904 At a Georgia camp meeting Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor A-1315 7-in. 5/16/1904 Meet me in St. Louis, Louis S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-1315 10-in. 5/16/1904 Meet me in St. Louis, Louis S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor A-1371 7-in. 5/28/1904 Meet me in St. Louis, Louis Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-1371 10-in. 5/28/1904 Meet me in St. Louis, Louis Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor A-1555 7-in. 7/1/1904 Happy days in Dixie Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo composer  
Victor B-1555 10-in. 7/1/1904 Happy days in Dixie Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo composer  
Victor B-1915 10-in. 11/9/1904 Just for the sake of society James McCool Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-1915 12-in. 11/9/1904 Just for the sake of society James McCool Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-1920 10-in. 11/10/1904 Don't cry Katie dear Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-1993 10-in. 12/2/1904 Let's all go up to Maud's Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor A-2021 7-in. 12/7/1904 At a Georgia camp meeting Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor B-2021 10-in. 12/7/1904 At a Georgia camp meeting Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor E-2021 8-in. 4/11/1906 At a Georgia camp meeting Sousa's Band Band composer  
(Results 51-75 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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