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 76-100 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-57544 10-in. 11/14/1929 March of the hoodlums Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-58527 10-in. 1/28/1930 St. James Infirmary King Oliver Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-58530 10-in. 1/28/1930 St. James infirmary Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BS-59034 10-in. 10/18/1932 Somebody stole Gabriel's horn Bella Benson ; Washboard Rhythm Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal chorus songwriter  
Victor BVE-59692 10-in. 4/11/1930 Double check stomp Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-59693 10-in. 4/11/1930 My gal is good for nothing but love Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-59694 10-in. 4/11/1930 I was made to love you Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor PBVE-61011 10-in. 8/20/1930 Ring dem bells Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-62192 10-in. 6/4/1930 Sweet dreams of love Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-62193 10-in. 6/4/1930 Jungle nights in Harlem Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-62194 10-in. 6/4/1930 Sweet jazz o' mine Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-62195 10-in. 6/4/1930 Shout 'em, Aunt Tillie Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor ABRC-64084 10-in. 4/2/1931 Minnie the Moocher Five Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo songwriter  
Victor ABRC-64087 10-in. 4/2/1931 Minnie the moocher Five Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-64378 10-in. 11/26/1930 What good am I without you? Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-64380 10-in. 11/26/1930 When a black man's blue Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Bennie Payne Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 3 and 4); with male vocal trio (takes 1 and 2) director  
Victor BVE-64811 10-in. 11/21/1930 Mood indigo Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band songwriter, director  
Victor BVE-64813 10-in. 11/21/1930 I'm so in love with you Smith Ballew ; Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-67401 10-in. 1/16/1931 Rockin' in rhythm Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director  
Victor BVE-67489 10-in. 3/5/1931 One little hour with you Irving Mills Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67490 10-in. 3/5/1931 So sweet Irving Mills Orchestra ; The Sunshine Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus director  
Victor BVE-67491 10-in. 3/5/1931 Doin' the rumba Irving Mills Orchestra ; The Sunshine Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus director, songwriter  
Victor BVE-67798 10-in. 1/16/1931 The river and me Chick Bullock ; Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67799 10-in. 1/16/1931 Keep a song in your soul Chick Bullock ; Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-67800 10-in. 1/16/1931 Sam and Delilah Chick Bullock ; Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
(Results 76-100 of 485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mills, Irving," accessed February 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

Mills, Irving. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105992.

"Mills, Irving." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 February 2024.

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