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 31, 1927 (Memphis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1972

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

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

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  
Victor E0VB-5514 10-in. 8/22/1950 Confusin' "Sister" Billie Rose Atkins ; Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Female-male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, organ  
Victor E0VB-5515 10-in. 8/22/1950 Music in my heart "Sister" Billie Rose Atkins ; Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Female-male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, organ  
Victor E0VB-5516 10-in. 8/23/1950 I've got my share of trouble Carter Sisters Female vocal solo, with female vocal trio and string band instrumentalist, organ  
Victor E0VB-5845 10-in. 11/10/1950 Jesus and the atheist Eddy Arnold Male 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 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 leader, arranger  
Decca L 14763 12/12/1967 I can't help it (if I'm still in love with you) Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14764 12/12/1967 Cold, cold heart Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14765 12/12/1967 Your cheatin' heart Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14766 12/13/1967 Ring of fire Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14767 12/13/1967 Devil woman Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14768 12/13/1967 El Paso Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14769 12/13/1967 You are my sunshine Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14770 12/15/1967 Singing the blues Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14771 12/15/1967 Don't take your guns to town Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14772 12/15/1967 I'm moving on Burl Ives leader, arranger  
Decca L 14773 12/15/1967 Heartaches by the number Burl Ives leader, arranger  
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  
Decca NA 2208 9/9/1950 Christmas island-1 The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 2209 9/9/1950 C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S-1 The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9363 4/27/1956 I'm ragged but I'm right-1 Montana Slim vocalist  
Decca NA 9366 4/27/1956 On a little two acre farm-1 Montana Slim vocalist  
Decca NA 9829 5/23/1957 That wonderful someone Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 9830 5/23/1957 In care of the blues Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 9831 5/23/1957 Hungry for love Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 9832 5/23/1957 I can' forget Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 9833 5/23/1957 I don't wanta Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 9834 5/23/1957 Ain't no wheels on this ship Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 9840 6/5/1957 Bachelor man Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9841 6/5/1957 The party is over (for me) Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9842 6/5/1957 Tears of angels Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9881 7/12/1957 If you'll be my love Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9882 7/12/1957 Someday you'll want me to want you Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9883 7/12/1957 I saw your face in the moon Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9888 7/14/1957 Try me one more time Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9889 7/14/1957 I'd trade all of my tomorrows Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9890 7/14/1957 Silver dew on the bluegrass Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9897 7/16/1957 My Mary Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9898 7/16/1957 Into each life some rain must fall Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9899 7/16/1957 I gotta have my baby back Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9900 7/16/1957 Hang your head in shame Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 9999 11/18/1957 The blind's prayer Montana Slim vocalist  
Decca NA 10000 11/18/1957 X's from down in Texas Montana Slim vocalist  
Decca NA 10001 11/18/1957 Let a little sunshine in your heart Montana Slim vocalist  
Decca NA 10002 11/18/1957 There's a bluebird on your windowsill Montana Slim vocalist  
Decca NA 10039 12/13/1957 Stop the world (and let me off)-1 Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10040 12/13/1957 Walking dream Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10041 12/13/1957 Cry not for me-2 Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10042 12/13/1957 If I could see the world (through the eyes of a child)-2 Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10122 2/13/1958 Just out of reach Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10123 2/13/1958 I can see an angel Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10124 2/13/1958 Come on in (and make yourself at home)-2 Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10125 2/13/1958 Let the teardrops fall Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10126 2/13/1958 Never no more-1 Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10127 2/13/1958 If I could only stay asleep-1 Patsy Cline vocalist  
Decca NA 10131 2/18/1958 Sugar lips Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 10132 2/18/1958 Rock it on down to my house Justin Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 10471 11/7/1958 My heart is an open book Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 10472 11/7/1958 My pledge to you Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 10543 12/23/1958 Miss memory Bobby Helms vocalist  
Decca NA 10544 12/23/1958 New river train Bobby Helms vocalist  
Decca NA 10758 6/9/1959 (There's a little song a-singing) In my heart Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 10759 6/9/1959 Open up your arms Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 10760 6/9/1959 Three little Peggies Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 10761 6/9/1959 Class ring Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 10836 8/21/1959 Blue, blue town The Kalin Twins vocalist  
Decca NA 10837 8/21/1959 Little miss Blue The Kalin Twins vocalist  
Decca NA 11311 11/15/1960 Ugly stick Ronnie Self vocalist  
Decca NA 11312 11/15/1960 Some other world Ronnie Self vocalist  
Decca NA 11313 11/15/1960 Go go cannibal Ronnie Self vocalist  
Decca NA 11507 4/20/1961 Promise me Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 11508 4/20/1961 That's what I call true love Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 11509 4/20/1961 Pretty little girl in the yellow dress Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 11510 4/20/1961 Sawdust dolly Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 11582 6/20/1961 A chance to belong Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 11583 6/20/1961 Ask me no questions Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 11584 6/20/1961 Sawdust dolly Carl Dobkins, Jr. vocalist  
Decca NA 12511 5/22/1963 Lynching party Burl Ives vocalist  
Decca NA 12512 5/22/1963 A hundred and twenty-miles from nowhere Burl Ives vocalist  
Decca NA 12513 5/22/1963 Two car garage Burl Ives vocalist  
Decca NA 12514 5/22/1963 I found my best friend in the dog pound Burl Ives vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kerr, Anita," accessed June 10, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205356.

Kerr, Anita. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 10, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205356.

"Kerr, Anita." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 10 June 2023.

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

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