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 101-125 of 201 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-9412 10-in. 9/8/1910 Valley flower American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-12860 12-in. 1/30/1913 New Orleans Minstrels, no. 27 Victor Minstrel Company Minstrels, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-14634 10-in. 3/26/1914 She's dancing my heart away Billy Watkins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-14861 10-in. 5/25/1914 Me and Mandy Lee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21460 10-in. 2/20/1918 I'll come back to you when it's all over William F. Larkin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21639 10-in. 3/28/1918 I'll come back to you when it's all over Percy Hemus Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31348 10-in. 11/21/1924 Red Wing Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-31348 10-in. 6/24/1926 Red Wing Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39391 10-in. 11/9/1927 When the bees are in the hive Fred Erdman Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-41900 10-in. 2/14/1928 Whistling Rufus McLaughlin's Old Time Melody Makers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-41902 10-in. 2/14/1928 Georgia camp meeting McLaughlin's Old Time Melody Makers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor CVE-48041 12-in. 11/7/1928 Dixieland Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-061517 10-in. 8/8/1941 Red wing City Slickers ; Spike Jones ; Del Porter Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 77 7-in. ca. 1901 Fare thee well, Molly darling J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 77 10-in. ca. 1901 Fare thee well, Molly darling J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 406 7-in. ca. 1901 At a Georgia camp meeting Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 406 10-in. ca. 1901 At a Georgia camp meeting Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 530 7-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Happy days in Dixie Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 530 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Happy days in Dixie Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 608 7-in. ca. 1902 Happy days in Dixie Columbia Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 608 10-in. ca. 1902 Happy days in Dixie Columbia Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 723 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 Whistling Rufus Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 723 10-in. ca. 1902 Whistling Rufus Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 907 7-in. ca. 1902 Harmony Mose Columbia Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 907 10-in. ca. 1902 Harmony Mose Columbia Orchestra Orchestra composer  
(Results 101-125 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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