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 126-150 of 201 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 1014 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 In the city of sighs and tears J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1014 10-in. ca. 1902 In the city of sighs and tears J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano; and orchestra (take 7) composer  
Columbia 1153 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 In the city of sighs and tears Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1153 10-in. ca. 1903 In the city of sighs and tears Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1457 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 Like a star that falls from heaven Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1457 10-in. ca. 1903-1908 Like a star that falls from heaven Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1459 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 Just remember I love you Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1459 10-in. ca. 1903 Just remember I love you Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1792 10-in. ca. Jan.-May 1904 Meet me in St. Louis, Louis Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 1848 10-in. ca. Jan.-Aug. 1904 Meet me in St. Louis, Louis J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 1912 7-in. ca. 1904 In the city of sighs and tears J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 3061 10-in. ca. 1904-Feb. 1905 Let's all go up to Maud's Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3345 10-in. ca. 1905-Mar. 1906 Me and me banjo Prince's Military Band Band composer  
Columbia 3453 10-in. Jan.-Sept. 1906 While the old mill wheel is turning Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell ; Columbia Quartette Male vocal duet and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3464 10-in. between January and August 1906 Is your mother in, Molly Malone Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3681 10-in. between January and August 1907 Red Wing Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3748 10-in. between 1907 and February 1908 Red Wing Prince's Military Band Band composer  
Columbia 4155 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1909 It is hard to kiss your sweetheart when the last kiss means good-bye Frank C. Stanley ; Elise Stevenson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 4277 10-in. ca. 1909-Feb. 1910 Take me out for a joy ride Paul Southe Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 4780 10-in. ca. Jan.-Nov. 1910 Kerry Mills' barn dance Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19134 10-in. 11/29/1910 The longest way round is the sweetest way home Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19256 10-in. 3/9/1911 You can't make me stop loving you Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39262 10-in. 2/24/1914 She's dancing her heart away Manuel Romain Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39332 10-in. 4/20/1914 Me and Mandy Lee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77268 10-in. 8/17/1917 Red wing Henry Burr ; Andrea Sarto Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
(Results 126-150 of 201 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Kerry," accessed April 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109306.

Mills, Kerry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109306.

"Mills, Kerry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 April 2024.

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

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