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 26-50 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-38782 10-in. 5/25/1927 Like an angel you flew into everyone's heart (Lindbergh) Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39399 10-in. 11/14/1927 What has become of "Hinky dinky parlay voo?" Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-40197 10-in. 10/20/1927 Our American girl The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor BVE-41030 10-in. 11/14/1927 Fascination Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-41141 10-in. 12/5/1927 Baltimore Four Aristocrats Male vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BVE-41244 10-in. 12/19/1927 Harlem River quiver Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-41245 10-in. 12/19/1927 East St. Louis toodle-oo Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-41246 10-in. 12/19/1927 Blue bubbles Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-43502 10-in. 3/26/1928 Black beauty Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-43503 10-in. 3/26/1928 Jubilee stomp Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-43504 10-in. 3/26/1928 Got everything but you Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-43567 10-in. 4/16/1928 Let's give three cheers (For the three volunteers) Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-47799 10-in. 10/30/1928 The mooche Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-48102 10-in. 10/30/1928 I can't give you anything but love Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, session supervisor  
Victor BVE-48126 10-in. 11/6/1928 Nobody's sweetheart Pets ; Jack Pettis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-48127 10-in. 11/6/1928 Freshman hop Pets ; Jack Pettis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-48128 10-in. 11/6/1928 Honolulu blues New Orleans Black Birds Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-48129 10-in. 11/6/1928 Baby New Orleans Black Birds Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, vocalist  
Victor BVE-48166 10-in. 11/15/1928 Bandanna babies Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-48167 10-in. 11/15/1928 Diga diga do Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor, vocalist  
Victor BVE-48168 10-in. 11/15/1928 I must have that man Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor CVE-49007 12-in. 12/20/1928 St. Louis blues Warren Mills and his Blue Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus director  
Victor CVE-49008 10-in. 12/20/1928 Gems from Blackbirds of 1928 Warren Mills and his Blue Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus (takes 4-7); with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2); unaccompanied (take 3) director  
Victor BVE-49248 10-in. 12/11/1928 Red head New Orleans Black Birds Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-49249 10-in. 12/11/1928 Playing the blues New Orleans Black Birds Jazz/dance band composer, director  
(Results 26-50 of 485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Irving," accessed February 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

Mills, Irving. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

"Mills, Irving." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 February 2024.

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