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 326-350 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W404519 10-in. 10/30/1930 Ring dem bells Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W404520 10-in. 10/30/1930 Three little words Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W404521 10-in. 10/30/1930 Old man blues Harlem Footwarmers Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W404522 10-in. 10/30/1930 Sweet chariot Harlem Footwarmers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W404598 10-in. 12/30/1930 Bugle call rag Chocolate Dandies Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W404803 10-in. 1/8/1931 I'm so in love with you Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W404804 10-in. 1/8/1931 Rockin' in rhythm Harlem Footwarmers Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 14474 10-in. 12/13/1924 Nobody knows what a red head mamma can do William McKenzie Male vocal solo, with guitar songwriter  
Brunswick 12773-12776 10-in. 4/1/1924 Hey hey and hee hee (I‘m Charleston crazy) Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 12929-12931 10-in. 4/19/1924 What has become of hinky dinky parlay voo? Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Brunswick 13698-13700 10-in. 8/7/1924 Wanted “Someone to Love” Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick 14432-14435 10-in. 12/10/1924 Nobody knows what a red-head mamma can do Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick 14468-14470 10-in. 12/12/1924 When my sugar walks down the street Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance quartet composer  
Brunswick 14497-14499 10-in. 12/16/1924 Nobody knows what a red-head mamma can do Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick 14528-14530 10-in. 12/19/1924 Nobody knows what a red-head mamma can do Margaret Young Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick 14607-14611 10-in. 1/8/1925 When my sugar walks down the street Radio Franks Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 15144-15146 10-in. 3/12/1925 Riverboat shuffle Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 15475-15477 10-in. 4/9/1925 Ev’rything is hotsy totsy now Margaret Young Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E7394 10-in. 6/20/1928 Dry martini Jack Pettis and his Pets Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E27731 10-in. 6/18/1928 My Hawaiian sweetheart Holaua’s Hawaiians Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with vocal ensemble lyricist  
Brunswick E27732 10-in. 6/18/1928 In a little lane in Honoloo Holaua’s Hawaiians Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian), with vocal ensemble composer  
Brunswick E28357 10-in. 10/16/1928 I couldn’t if I wanted to (I wouldn’t if I could) Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, songwriter  
Brunswick E28358 10-in. 10/16/1928 Since you went away Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, leader  
Brunswick E28359 10-in. 10/17/1928 The mooche Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E28361 10-in. 10/17/1928 Memphis wail Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 326-350 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.

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