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Nathan "Ned" Miller August 2, — January 26,  was a British-born American songwriter, composer, music publisher, I Hang My Head And Cry - Ned Miller - Ned Millers Back actor who wrote Not Dark Yet - Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind hit songs, "Why Should I Cry Over You", a waltz ballad in" Sunday " a jazz standard inand "Little Joe" a jazz standard in Miller was born in London and emigrated to the United States with his family when he was a small child.
At the age of seven, he quit school to support his brothers and sisters by singing on the street corner for pennies a day. InNed Miller moved Goldfinger - Various - Great Film Hits Chicago and joined with Jack Benny on the vaudeville circuit where Benny included him in his acts.
From that time on, they became lifelong friends often collaborating on television shows, TV specials, and even musical compositions. Based on his success in vaudeville, Miller began writing and publishing his music in the s and became part of the Chicago jazz sounds and Tin Pan Alley.
Art Tatum included the song in a collection of his Parlor Songs. Al Jolson liked the song so much that he helped promote it. The song charted three times in Jack Benny also collaborated with Ned Miller on several compositions and recordings. Miller for the book Jack Benny: an Intimate Portraitwhere he described their lifelong friendship and artistic collaborations. He appeared in 22 episodes of The Jack Benny Program between — and often served as a stand-in for blocking shots due to a similarity in appearance.
The show earned 20 Emmy nominations during its run and won seven, including two for Benny himself and one for Best Comedy Series. Long after retirement, Miller continued to write music for his family, friends, and neighbors.
Since Miller's death at 90 years of agehis music catalog has been actively maintained by a granddaughter, Jennifer Gerhold, Ph. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Nathan "Ned" Miller. Ned Miller. American History: Archives Center. Retrieved April 25, Retrieved March 16, Louis Armstrong "Little Joe". Carmen McRae "Sunday". The Billboard. October 11, November 15, Retrieved March 3, The American Songbook.
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