Irving Mills

Irving Harold Mills was an American music publisher, musician, lyricist, and jazz artist promoter. He often used the pseudonyms Goody Goodwin and Joe Primrose.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 16, 1894 (New York City), Died April 21, 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

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Recordings (Results 251-275 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 142626 10-in. 9/15/1926 We're the Sunday drivers Harmony Brothers Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia W142665 10-in. 9/21/1926 I don't mind being all alone Kitty O'Connor Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia W143090 10-in. 11/6/1926 House of David blues McMichen's Melody Men Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 143260 10-in. 1/4/1927 Washboard blues Arkansaw Travellers [Red Nichols Orchestra] Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 143262 10-in. 1/4/1927 Boneyard shuffle Arkansaw Travellers [Red Nichols Orchestra] Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 144030 10-in. 4/14/1927 Phantom blues Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 144244 10-in. 5/31/1927 Like an angel you flew into everyone's heart Harmony Brothers Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Columbia W144275 10-in. 6/15/1927 Like an angel you flew into everyone's heart Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W144314 10-in. 6/10/1927 Phantom blues Al Handler ; Hotel Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 144901 10-in. 10/25/1927 Our American girl Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W144912 10-in. 10/26/1927 Our American girl Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, piano, and whistling lyricist  
Columbia W145947 10-in. 5/4/1928 Chinese blues Charles W. Hamp Male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W147077 10-in. 9/27/1928 I'm looking for tulips to kiss my troubles away Jesse Cryor Male vocal solo, with cello and piano songwriter  
Columbia 147497 10-in. 11/27/1928 The whoopee stomp Jimmy McHugh's Bostonians Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W149772 10-in. 1/16/1930 St. James' Infirmary Bayou Boys ; Rube Bloom ; Roy Evans Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Columbia W149914 10-in. 1/27/1930 St. Joe's Infirmary Mattie Hite Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano composer  
Columbia [W]149949 10-in. 1/31/1930 St. James' Infirmary Chick Bullock Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia [W]149953 10-in. 1/31/1930 St. James' Infirmary Buddy Edwards ; Mills Merry Makers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia [W]150165 10-in. 4/3/1930 The mooch Ten Black Berries Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia [W]150584 10-in. 6/12/1930 Sweet mama Ten Black Berries Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia [W]150586 10-in. 6/12/1930 Double check stomp Ten Black Berries Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W151454 10-in. 3/23/1931 Swing it King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia [W]151455 10-in. 3/23/1931 I'm left with the blues in my heart King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia [W]151456 10-in. 3/23/1931 Minnie the Moocher King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W151637 10-in. 6/25/1931 I can't get along without my baby King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 251-275 of 485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Irving," accessed April 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

Mills, Irving. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

"Mills, Irving." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 April 2024.

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