Irving Harold Mills (born Isadore Minsky; 16 January 1894 – 21 April 1985) was an American music publisher, musician, lyricist, and jazz artist promoter. He sometimes used the pseudonyms Goody Goodwin and Joe Primrose.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 16th, 1894 (New York City;Odessa), Died April 21st, 1985 (Palm Springs)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, session supervisor, director, lyricist, leader, vocalist, arranger, speaker
Notes: May have used the pseudonym Warren Mills.
See Also: Goodwin, Goody
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 444 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-26547||10-in.||6/19/1922||Deedle deedle dum||Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-28535||10-in.||9/6/1923||The house of David blues||Ross Gorman ; Virginians||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-30048||10-in.||5/6/1924||Hard boiled Rose||The Happiness Boys||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-30246||10-in.||6/5/1924||Hinky dinky parlay voo||Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-30457||10-in.||7/2/1924||Hinky dinky parlay voo||Jan Garber Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-30620||10-in.||7/25/1924||Hey! hey! and hee! hee! (I'm Charleston crazy)||International Novelty Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||composer|
|Victor||B-31599||10-in.||1/9/1925||Nobody knows what a red-head mamma can do||Mitchell Brothers||Male vocal duet, with 2 banjos (self-accompaniment)||songwriter|
|Victor||B-31787||10-in.||1/29/1925||Nobody knows what a red-head mamma can do||George Olsen and his Music||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||B-31792||10-in.||1/30/1925||When my sugar walks down the street (All the little birdies go tweet, tweet, tweet)||Gene Austin ; Aileen Stanley||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-31877||10-in.||2/27/1925||When my sugar walks down the street (All the little birdies go tweet, tweet, tweet)||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-31912||10-in.||2/4/1925||When my sugar walks down the street (All the birdies go tweet, tweet)||The Original Memphis Five||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-32470||10-in.||4/24/1925||Everything is hotsy-totsy now||Gene Austin ; Billy "Uke" Carpenter||Male vocal solo, with ukulele and scat singing||composer|
|Victor||BVE-32715||10-in.||5/23/1925||Riverboat shuffle||Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33201||10-in.||7/28/1925||Everything is hotsy-totsy now||Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra ; Joe Sanders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33665||10-in.||1/9/1926||Why does my sweetie love (Nobody but me)||Art Landry Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33780||10-in.||11/12/1925||The lonesomest girl in town||Franklyn Baur||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33894||10-in.||11/24/1925||Washboard blues||The Original Memphis Five||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-34170||10-in.||12/21/1925||How I love her and she loves me is nobody's business||Gene Austin ; Dave Franklin||Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36086||10-in.||9/1/1926||Turkish towel||Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36092||10-in.||9/2/1926||There's a new star in heaven tonight||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36575||10-in.||11/1/1926||I don't mind being all alone (When I'm all alone with you)||Art Landry Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36645||10-in.||10/30/1926||Up jumped the Devil||Mitchell Brothers||Male vocal duet, with 2 banjos (self-accompaniment)||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36880||10-in.||10/28/1926||No wonder she's a blushing bride||Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller||Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36894||10-in.||11/2/1926||We're the Sunday drivers||Billy Murray's Trio||Male vocal trio, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-38192||10-in.||3/22/1927||That day in June||Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller||Male vocal duet, with guitar, mandola, and lute||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Irving," accessed March 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.
Mills, Irving. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.
"Mills, Irving." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 March 2021.
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