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 (Results 176-200 of 201 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W81665 10-in. 10/4/1927 Georgia is my home Ford & Grace Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar composer, lyricist  
OKeh W81972 10-in. 12/29/1927 Georgia camp-meeting Carolina Mandolin Orchestra Mandolin orchestra composer  
OKeh W81973 10-in. 12/29/1927 Red Wing Carolina Mandolin Orchestra Mandolin orchestra composer  
OKeh W400412 10-in. 3/7/1928 Red Wing Honolulu Strollers Instrumental trio, with male vocal trio (Hawaiian) composer  
OKeh W402113 10-in. 8/9/1928 Laughin' Rufus Earl Johnson and his Clodhoppers String band, with laughing composer  
OKeh W404163 10-in. 6/11/1930 Red Wing Fox Chasers String band composer  
Brunswick E30193 10-in. 6/25/1929 Whistling Rufus Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet composer  
Brunswick E26075-E26076 10-in. 1/19/1928 Red wing Sookie Hobbs ; Buell Kazee Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and whistling composer  
Brunswick C2089 10-in. 7/20/1928 Red Wing Floyd Thompson and his Home Towners Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica composer  
Brunswick C2288 10-in. 8/31/1928 Red Wing Floyd Thompson Home Towners Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick DAL549 10-in. Oct. 1929 Red Wing W. W. Macbeth Harmonica solo, with guitar composer  
Edison 150 Not documented 8/2/1910 Red Wing Frederick H. Potter Tenor vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer  
Edison 2178 10-in. 3/13/1913 Palmetto stride Brass orchestra (unidentified; Edison Records) Brass orchestra composer  
Edison 4153 10-in. 9/28/1915 Whistling Rufus Jaudas' Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 4672 10-in. 4/20/1916 At a Georgia camp meeting New York Military Band Band composer  
Edison 5993 10-in. between 2/1/1918 and 2/5/1918 I'll come back to you when it's all over Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6469 10-in. between 11/12/1918 and 11/27/1918 Mollie darling Charles Hart Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6988 10-in. 10/21/1919 Floating down the old Monongahela Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9376 10-in. 2/15/1924 Like a star that falls from heaven James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11343 10-in. 11/30/1926 Any old port in a storm Gus Reed Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11455 10-in. 1/21/1927 Red Wing (An Indian fable) Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer  
Edison N-356 10-in. 8/17/1928 Melodies of long ago no. 2 Hank Simmon's Show Boat Quartet Male vocal quartet composer  
Gramophone 3774ab 10-in. 8/21/1912 Prärieliljan Sundquists Harmonika Orkester Instrumental ensemble composer  
Vocalion 13666-13667 10-in. 9/10/1924 Red Wing George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 4091[b]] 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 Meet me in St. Louis, Louis Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 176-200 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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