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 76-100 of 201 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor A-2022 7-in. 12/7/1904 Whistling Rufus Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo composer  
Victor E-2022 8-in. 4/11/1906 Whistling Rufus Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor B-2098 10-in. 12/28/1904 When the bees are in the hive Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-2435 10-in. 3/31/1905 Pretty Mary Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-2651 10-in. 6/20/1905 Good bye, sweet Marie Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3290 10-in. 4/16/1906 Old Heidelberg Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-3329 10-in. 4/24/1906 Molly Malone Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3336 10-in. 4/26/1906 While the old mill-wheel is turning Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-4920 10-in. 11/9/1907 Red Wing Ossman Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Victor E-5022 8-in. 1/14/1908 Red Wing medley Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-5023 10-in. 1/15/1908 Red Wing S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6083 10-in. 4/7/1908 Any old port in a storm Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6173 10-in. 5/6/1908 Stop making faces at me Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6245 10-in. 6/3/1908 Childhood Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6380 10-in. 9/1/1908 Kerry Mills' barn dance Victor Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-6427 10-in. 9/19/1908 Kerry Mills' 'Barn dance' Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor C-6494 12-in. 10/1/1908 If you were mine Haydn Quartet ; Alan Turner Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6872 10-in. 3/10/1909 The longest way round is the shortest way home Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6976 10-in. 4/9/1909 I want a little corner in your heart Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8096 10-in. 7/7/1909 Don't be an old maid, Molly Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8097 10-in. 7/7/1909 Take me out for a joy ride Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8098 10-in. 7/7/1909 Lily of the prairie Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-8119 10-in. 7/16/1909 It's hard to kiss your sweetheart when the last kiss means good-bye Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8146 10-in. 8/13/1909 I'm tired of living without you Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9340 10-in. 7/29/1910 The barn dance Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
(Results 76-100 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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