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 151-175 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-78828 10-in. 12/4/1933 Reaching for the Cotton Moon Adelaide Hall ; Lucky Millinder ; Mills Blue Rhythm Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo session supervisor  
Victor BS-78829 10-in. 12/4/1933 Love is the thing Lucky Millinder ; Mills Blue Rhythm Band Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BVE-78866 10-in. 12/18/1933 Minnie the Moocher Cab Calloway ; Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and chorus songwriter  
Victor BVE-78891 10-in. 12/22/1933 Washboard blues Hoagy Carmichael Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-80144 10-in. 1/9/1934 Delta serenade Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BS-80145 10-in. 1/9/1934 Stompy Jones Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BS-80149 10-in. 1/10/1934 Solitude Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BS-80150 10-in. 1/10/1934 Blue feeling Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BS-80638 10-in. 6/18/1934 Rockin' in rhythm Red Nichols ; Pennies Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-81088 10-in. 1/22/1934 'Long about midnight Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-81093 10-in. 1/23/1934 Hotcha razz-ma-tazz Cab Calloway ; Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-81327 10-in. 1/26/1934 Leaving me Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-83375 10-in. 7/12/1934 Nit wit serenade Ina Ray Hutton ; Melodears Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BS-83376 10-in. 7/12/1934 Harlem heat Ina Ray Hutton ; Melodears Jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor BS-83377 10-in. 7/12/1934 How's about tomorrow night Frazee Sisters ; Ina Ray Hutton ; Melodears Jazz/dance band, with female vocal duet session supervisor  
Victor BS-83982 10-in. 3/15/1935 Moon-glow Taft School Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-87082 10-in. 1/5/1935 I'm a hundred percent for you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2); Jazz/dance band (take 3) songwriter  
Victor BVE-88935 10-in. 1/29/1935 Bugle call rag KXYZ Novelty Band Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-89818 10-in. 5/8/1935 'Long about midnight Willie Bryant Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-95190 10-in. 10/9/1935 Bugle call rag Ray Noble Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor PBS-97713 10-in. 8/13/1936 Down South camp meeting Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-99976 10-in. 4/9/1936 Ride, red, ride Willie Bryant ; Willie Bryant Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-101669 10-in. 6/5/1936 You're not the kind Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-102214 10-in. 6/15/1936 In a sentimental mood Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-102379 10-in. 7/1/1936 You're not that kind Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 151-175 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.

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