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 301-325 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-73094 10-in. January 1925 When my sugar walks down the street (All the little birdies go, "Tweet, tweet, tweet") Johnny De Droit ; New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-73190 10-in. Feb. 1925 Nobody knows what a red-head mamma can do Cogert and Motto Male vocal duet, with ukulele songwriter  
OKeh S-73364 10-in. May 1925 Everything is hotsy totsy now Henry Cogert ; The Red Hotters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh S-73402 10-in. June 1925 Ev'rything is hotsy totsy now Cogert and Motto ; Fred Hall Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
OKeh 73848 10-in. Dec. 1925 The lonesomest girl in town Bruce Wallace Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
OKeh 73966 10-in. Jan. 1926 How she loves me is nobody's business The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
OKeh 74208 10-in. July 1926 Lo-do-de-o The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet songwriter  
OKeh 80082 10-in. 8/27/1926 There's a new star in heaven tonight Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar composer  
OKeh W80206 10-in. 11/10/1926 I don't mind being all alone (When I'm all alone with you) Sam Lanin ; Melody Sheiks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W80546 10-in. 3/16/1927 Bugle call rag Birmingham Society Serenaders ; Jack Linx Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W80938 10-in. 5/26/1927 Like an angel you flew into everyone's heart Joe Davis Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
OKeh W81072 10-in. 5/9/1927 Riverboat shuffle Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W400619 10-in. 4/17/1929 Let's give three cheers (For the three volunteers) Jack Richards Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W400783 10-in. 6/12/1928 Lovesick blues Emmett Miller Male vocal solo and comic dialogue, with jazz/dance ensemble lyricist  
OKeh W400859 10-in. 7/10/1928 Diga diga doo Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W400860 10-in. 7/10/1928 Doin' the new low down Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W401594 10-in. 2/8/1929 Freshman hop Jack Pettis Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W401595 10-in. 2/8/1929 Sweetest melody Jack Pettis Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W401596 10-in. 2/8/1929 Bag o' blues Jack Pettis Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W402552 10-in. 8/2/1929 Six or seven times Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W402966 10-in. 9/18/1929 Six or seven times The Little Chocolate Dandies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
OKeh W403181 10-in. 10/18/1929 Turkish towel Herndon Slicer Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W403658 10-in. 1/21/1930 St. James' Infirmary Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with violin and piano composer, lyricist  
OKeh W404482 10-in. 10/14/1930 Big house blues Harlem Footwarmers Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W404483 10-in. 10/14/1930 Rocky Mountain blues Duke Ellington ; Harlem Footwarmers Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 301-325 of 485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Irving," accessed April 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

Mills, Irving. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

"Mills, Irving." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 April 2024.

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