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 201-225 of 485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-055258 10-in. 1/23/1941 Moonglow Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor PBS-055287 10-in. 2/15/1941 After all Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor CS-057519 12-in. 11/12/1940 Mood indigo Raymond Paige Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-058228 10-in. 12/5/1940 Miss Johnson phoned again today Joan Merrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor PBS-061962 10-in. 12/8/1941 Laugh, laugh, laugh Bud Abbott ; Lou Bring ; Lou Costello ; Sportsmen Quartet Comic dialogue and male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor PBS-061963 10-in. 12/8/1941 Laugh, laugh, laugh Bud Abbott ; Lou Bring ; Lou Costello ; Sportsmen Quartet Comic dialogue and male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BS-063806 10-in. 4/23/1941 Utt-da-zay Deep River Boys Male vocal quartet, with piano and drums songwriter  
Victor BS-063891 10-in. 5/13/1941 Ring dem bells Fats Waller Piano solo songwriter  
Victor BS-066787 10-in. 10/14/1941 The mooche Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-066830 10-in. 7/14/1941 Moonglow Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-067551 10-in. 8/11/1941 Sophisticated lady Dixieland Octet of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Henry Levine ; Dinah Shore Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-068195 10-in. 11/12/1941 St. James Infirmary blues Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Hot Lips Page Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-068196 10-in. 11/12/1941 St. James Infirmary blues Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Hot Lips Page Jazz/dance band, with trumpet solo composer  
Victor BS-071492 10-in. 10/15/1941 You're not the kind Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D5VB-0006 10-in. 1/3/1945 Moonglow Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D5VB-0262 10-in. 5/11/1945 Caravan Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D5VB-0265 10-in. 5/14/1945 In a sentimental mood Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0079 10-in. 1/21/1947 Blues in my heart Herman Chittison Trio ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0154 10-in. 2/20/1947 That ain't right Mildred Bailey ; Ellis Larkins Trio Female vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and string bass songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1971 10-in. 11/3/1947 Caravan Russ Case ; Russ Case Orchestra Instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor CS-Test-1070 12-in. 9/26/1933 Digga-digga-do Whispering Banjos String band composer  
Columbia 80364 10-in. 5/27/1922 Deedle deedle dum Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 80644 10-in. 11/3/1922 Stop your kidding Garber-Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 80706 10-in. 12/6/1922 Stop your kidding Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81044 10-in. 5/30/1923 House of David blues Chicago Blues Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 201-225 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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