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Ned Miller

Nathan "Ned" Miller (August 2, 1899 – January 26, 1990) was a British-born American songwriter, composer, music publisher, and actor who wrote the hit songs, "Why Should I Cry Over You", (a waltz ballad) in 1922, "Sunday" (a jazz standard) in 1926, and "Little Joe" (a jazz standard) in 1931. His music has been recorded by Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Al Jolson, Carmen McRae, Stan Getz, Peggy Lee, the Ink Spots, Johnny Mercer, Benny Goodman, Andy Williams, and many others. His music has also been featured in weekly TV programs and films. In 1982, Ned Miller was inducted into the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Golden Circle after having been a member for fifty years.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 2nd, 1899 (London), Died January 26th, 1990 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 110 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26559 10-in. 6/19/1922 Why should I cry over you? Victor Roberts [i.e., Billy Jones] Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-26659 10-in. 6/30/1922 Why should I cry over you? Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor B-27625 10-in. 2/27/1923 Crying for you Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29376 10-in. 2/1/1924 Don't mind the rain Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-32459 10-in. 4/22/1925 I'm so ashamed Hugo Frey ; The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-33265 10-in. 9/10/1925 I want you all for me Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-36238 10-in. 9/14/1926 Sunday Ben Pollack's Californians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-36403 10-in. 9/25/1926 Kentucky lullaby Greta Woodson Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-36439 10-in. 10/1/1926 Kentucky lullaby Owen A. Bartlett ; Jesse Crawford ; Jean Goldkette's Book-Cadillac Hotel Orchestra Pipe organ solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-36829 10-in. 10/15/1926 Sunday Jean Goldkette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus songwriter  
Victor BVE-37245 10-in. 12/15/1926 Sunday Williams Sisters Female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-37501 10-in. 12/31/1926 Sunday Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-37696 10-in. 3/1/1927 Kentucky lullaby Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-38761 10-in. 5/18/1927 You don't like it, not much Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BVE-39235 10-in. 6/9/1927 You don't like it, not much Eddie Peabody Banjo solo, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-39250 10-in. 6/14/1927 You don't like it, not much The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-40680 10-in. 11/1/1927 Kiss and make up Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-40834 10-in. 11/9/1927 What'll you do? Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders ; Hal White Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-41313 10-in. 12/4/1927 What'll you do? Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with violin and piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-41366 10-in. 12/12/1927 Kiss and make up Jack Crawford Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BVE-41564 10-in. 1/20/1928 Entonces que haras? José Bohr Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-45940 10-in. 6/20/1928 Too busy! The Four Rajahs Male vocal quartet, with violin, harp, and piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-46003 10-in. 6/27/1928 Too busy! Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-48609 10-in. 11/20/1928 My suppressed desire Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-48896 10-in. 2/18/1929 You'll recognize my baby Hotel Sinton Orchestra ; Henry Thies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 110 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Miller, Ned," accessed August 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113956.

Miller, Ned. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113956.

"Miller, Ned." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113956

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