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 176-200 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-041 10-in. 8/21/1936 Organ grinder's swing Jolly Coburn Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-0231 10-in. 8/21/1936 The organ grinder's swing Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and piano composer  
Victor BS-02101 10-in. 10/7/1936 Organ grinder's swing Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-03908 10-in. 12/24/1936 Mr. Ghost goes to town Johnny Hamp Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-04201 10-in. 1/7/1937 Mr. Ghost goes to town Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-06594 10-in. 4/2/1937 I'll never tell you I love you Shirley Lloyd ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-011089 10-in. 7/9/1937 You're my desire Jimmy Ray Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-011091 10-in. 7/10/1937 You're my desire Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-018337 10-in. 1/18/1938 Ring dem bells Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vibraphone and male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-022432 10-in. 4/12/1938 Skrontch Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-022487 10-in. 4/22/1938 I let a song go out of my heart Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-024073 10-in. 7/22/1938 I haven't changed a thing Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-024473 10-in. 8/8/1938 Blue interlude Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-026866 10-in. 9/12/1938 There's something about an old love Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-028940 10-in. 11/10/1938 Prelude to a kiss Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber Rhythmic Pyramids Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-033721 10-in. 2/14/1939 Blame it on my last affair Lyle "Spud" Murphy Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-033763 10-in. 2/25/1939 Blame it on my last affair Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber Rhythmic Pyramids Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-035394 10-in. 4/3/1939 It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-037716 10-in. 6/16/1939 Bugle call rag Art Hinett Threesome Instrumental trio songwriter  
Victor BS-041976 10-in. 9/6/1939 When my sugar walks down the street Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-043894 10-in. 11/22/1939 Riverboat shuffle Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-048491 10-in. 3/31/1940 Slow freight Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-051223 10-in. 6/4/1940 Old man blues Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-051532 10-in. 6/19/1940 Rockin' in rhythm Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-054605 10-in. 7/19/1940 Ring dem bells Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
(Results 176-200 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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