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 426-450 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E2037-E2039 10-in. 1/6/1926 How she loves me is nobody's business Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Brunswick E2206-E2208 10-in. 1/23/1926 Chinese blues Hottentots [The Original Memphis Five] Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E2716-E2718 10-in. 3/31/1926 Fulton Street blues Rosa Henderson Female vocal solo, with instrumental quartet songwriter  
Brunswick E3048-E3050 10-in. 5/14/1926 Here comes my baby Rosa Henderson ; Three Hot Eskimos Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
Brunswick E4112-E4113 10-in. 11/29/1926 Who is she? Duke Ellington ; Kentucky Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E4178-E4179 10-in. 12/8/1926 Washboard blues Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E4226-E4227 10-in. 12/11/1926 I got a papa down in New Orleans (Another papa up in Maine) Evelyn Thompson Female vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and piano songwriter  
Brunswick E4260-E4262 10-in. 12/20/1926 Boneyard shuffle Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E4772-E4774 10-in. 3/28/1927 Phantom blues Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E16589-E16591 10-in. 10/10/1925 The lonesomest girl in town Morton Downey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E16911-E16914 10-in. 11/17/1925 The lonesomest girl in town Ben Bernie Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E17189-E17190 10-in. 12/22/1925 Lonesomest girl in town Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E17612-E17615 10-in. 1/21/1926 Chinese blues The Original Memphis Five Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E19719-E19720 10-in. 7/9/1926 Lo-do-de-o Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E19996-E19997 10-in. 8/27/1926 There's a new star in heaven tonight—Rudolph Valentino Frank Munn Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E20884-E20885 10-in. 12/6/1926 I got a mama down in New Orleans (Another mama up in Maine) The Five Harmaniacs Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E24224-E24226 10-in. 8/15/1927 Riverboat shuffle Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E25235-E25237 10-in. 11/17/1927 Our American girl Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E25237) lyricist  
Brunswick E25460-E25462 10-in. 12/7/1927 Fascination Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet; without vocal (take E25462) lyricist  
Brunswick E30421-E30422 10-in. 7/31/1929 Can’t we get together? Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E30423-E34024 10-in. 7/31/1929 Sweet Savannah Sue Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E30958-E30959 10-in. 9/19/1929 Harvey Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick E31757-E31758 10-in. 1/6/1930 High and dry Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) leader  
Brunswick C5273 10-in. 2/8/1930 St. James’ Infirmary Alex Hill Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C7939 10-in. 8/11/1931 It don’t mean a thing (If it ain’t got that swing) Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
(Results 426-450 of 485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Irving," accessed April 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

Mills, Irving. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

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