Irving Mills

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, lyricist, director, leader, vocalist, arranger, speaker

Notes: May have used the pseudonym Warren Mills.

See Also: Goodwin, Goody

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 446 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  
(Results 1-25 of 446 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Irving," accessed May 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

Mills, Irving. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

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