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Anita Kerr

Anita Jean Grilli (born October 13, 1927), known professionally as Anita Kerr, is an American singer, arranger, composer, conductor, pianist, and music producer. She recorded and performed with her vocal harmony groups in Nashville, Los Angeles, and Europe.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 31st, 1927 (Memphis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, arranger, leader, organ, performer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 88 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-5501 10-in. 8/20/1950 The lovebug itch Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, organ  
Victor E0VB-5502 10-in. 8/21/1950 White Christmas Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, organ  
Victor E0VB-5503 10-in. 8/21/1950 Santa Claus is coming to town Eddy Arnold Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, organ  
Victor E0VB-5512 10-in. 8/23/1950 Somebody's crying Anita Carter Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, organ  
Victor E0VB-5513 10-in. 8/23/1950 Johnny's got a sweetheart Anita Carter Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 102381 4/25/1957 Try again-2 Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca 102382 4/25/1957 Too many secrets-1 Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca 102383 4/25/1957 Then you'll know Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca 102384 4/25/1957 Three cigarettes (in a ashtray) -2, 3 Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca L 14762 12/12/1967 Beautiful brown eyes Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14763 12/12/1967 I can't help it (if I'm still in love with you) Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14764 12/12/1967 Cold, cold heart Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14765 12/12/1967 Your cheatin' heart Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14766 12/13/1967 Ring of fire Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14767 12/13/1967 Devil woman Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14768 12/13/1967 El Paso Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14769 12/13/1967 You are my sunshine Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14770 12/15/1967 Singing the blues Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14771 12/15/1967 Don't take your guns to town Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14772 12/15/1967 I'm moving on Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 14773 12/15/1967 Heartaches by the number Burl Ives arranger, leader  
Decca L 16234 10/23/1972 Where do I go from here? Anita Kerr performer  
Decca L 16235 10/23/1972 Mary Kaye's theme Anita Kerr performer  
Decca NA 2028 8/26/1949 White Christmas The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 2029 8/26/1949 Blue Christmas The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 88 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kerr, Anita," accessed September 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205356.

Kerr, Anita. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205356.

"Kerr, Anita." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205356

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