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 276-300 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W151638 10-in. 6/25/1931 Moanin' King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151639 10-in. 6/25/1931 Low down on the bayou King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W151640 10-in. 6/25/1931 Blue rhythm King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W151764 10-in. 9/2/1931 Mood indigo Clyde McCoy Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W151774 10-in. 9/4/1931 Mood indigo Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia W151847 10-in. 10/15/1931 Blues in my heart Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152145 10-in. 3/17/1932 Minnie the Moocher Log Cabin Four Male vocal quartet songwriter  
Columbia W152270 10-in. 8/18/1932 Mood indigo Three Keys Male vocal trio, with guitar and piano songwriter  
Columbia W152320 10-in. 11/9/1932 It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble lyricist  
Columbia W152459 10-in. 7/29/1933 Someone stole Gabriel's horn Jack Teagarden Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152738 10-in. 5/14/1934 Moonglow Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia CCO5102 10-in. 1950 When banana skins are falling (I'll come sliding back to you) Frankie Yankovic ; Yanks Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 30460 10-in. 5/09/1941 Solitude Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia CO41773 10-in. 9/30/1949 Hinky dinky parlez-vous Lawrence Loy ; Wilber Waite's Pokeberry Promenaders Male square dance caller, with string band songwriter  
OKeh 9011 10-in. Mar. 1925 Nobody's business Charles Nabell Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
OKeh 9326 10-in. Sept. 1925 Lovesick blues Emmett Miller ; Walter Rothrock Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
OKeh 9357 10-in. Sept. 1925 When a blonde makes up her mind to do you good Jack Gardner Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh S-70558 10-in. Mar. 1922 Lovesick blues Elsie Clark Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-70697 10-in. June 1922 Deedle deedle dum Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-71037 10-in. Nov. 1922 Stop your kiddin' Finzel's Detroit Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-71629 10-in. June 1923 Where can that somebody be? Sara Martin ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh S-72518 10-in. May 1924 Hinky dinky parlay voo? Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72712 10-in. July 1924 Skin-a-ma-rink-a-rink-a-ree Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72849 10-in. 9/24/1924 Hey! Hey! And hee! Hee! (I'm Charleston crazy) Goofus Five Jazz/dance ensemble composer  
OKeh S-73086 10-in. 1/9/1925 Nobody knows what a red-head mamma can do Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band songwriter  
(Results 276-300 of 485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Irving," accessed April 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

Mills, Irving. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

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