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 101-125 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-68238 10-in. 6/16/1931 Echoes of the jungle Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BRC-68240 10-in. 6/17/1931 The mystery song Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BRC-69963 10-in. 6/18/1931 Moanin' Mills Blue Rhythm Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor, songwriter  
Victor BRC-69964 10-in. 6/18/1931 Blue rhythm Mills Blue Rhythm Band Jazz/dance band session supervisor, songwriter  
Victor BRC-69965 10-in. 6/18/1931 I can't get along without my baby Mills Blue Rhythm Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo session supervisor, songwriter  
Victor BRC-69978 10-in. 6/26/1931 Heebie jeebies Mills Blue Rhythm Band ; George Morton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BRC-69979 10-in. 6/26/1931 Tiger rag Irving Mills Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor BRC-69980 10-in. 6/26/1931 Minnie the Moocher Chick Bullock ; Mills Blue Rhythm Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet and vocal chorus leader, songwriter  
Victor BRC-69981 10-in. 6/26/1931 Radio rhythm Irving Mills Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, songwriter  
Victor BRC-70175 10-in. 8/19/1931 Mood indigo Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BRC-70237 10-in. 9/16/1931 Blues in my heart Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Elmer Feldkamp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor LBRC-71811 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 2/3/1932 Mood indigo Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor LBSHQ-71812 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 2/3/1932 Mood indigo Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BRC-71839 10-in. 2/9/1932 Bugle call rag Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-73306 10-in. 8/18/1932 Oh! you sweet thing Billy Banks Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-73307 10-in. 8/18/1932 It don't mean a thing Billy Banks Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, lyricist  
Victor BS-73309 10-in. 8/18/1932 You wonderful thing Billy Banks Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-73772 10-in. 10/5/1932 Hot toddy King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BS-73773 10-in. 10/5/1932 Jazz cocktail King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BS-73774 10-in. 10/5/1932 Black jazz King Carter and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BS-74729 10-in. 12/27/1932 It don't mean a thing The Sizzlers Male vocal trio, with piano lyricist  
Victor CS-74877 12-in. 12/21/1932 Medley of Armstrong hits Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and trumpet solo lyricist, composer  
Victor LBS-74879 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 12/21/1932 Medley of Armstrong hits Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and trumpet solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-77034 10-in. 9/28/1933 Chinatown, my Chinatown Hotcha Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BS-77035 10-in. 9/28/1933 Sophisticated lady Norman Gast ; David Rose Instrumental duet session supervisor  
(Results 101-125 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.

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