Mike Riley

Mike Riley (January 5, 1904 – September 2, 1984) was an American jazz trombonist and songwriter. He is best known for co-writing the 1935 song "The Music Goes Round and Round", one of the biggest hits of that year.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 5th, 1904 (Fall River), Died 1984

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone, composer, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 90 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-96538 10-in. 1/2/1936 The music goes 'round and around Jack Hylton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98363 10-in. 12/9/1935 The music goes 'round and 'round Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98398 10-in. 12/27/1935 The music goes 'round and around Bill Dillard ; Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus composer  
Victor BS-98660 10-in. 1/20/1936 Y la música gira y gira Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BS-98661 10-in. 1/20/1936 Moussiki yirisi Tetos Demetriades (Τετος Δημητριαδης) Male vocal solo, with marimba band composer  
Victor BS-99027 10-in. 1/31/1936 I'm gonna clap my hands Dolly Dawn and her Dawn Patrol Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-100014 10-in. 2/29/1936 I'm gonna clap my hands Gene Krupa's Swing Band ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-03240 10-in. 11/17/1936 Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! (Hey! Hey! Hey! Your cares away) Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-019684 10-in. 2/18/1938 oooOO-OH BOOM! Lola Bard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-021129 10-in. 3/9/1938 Ooooo-oh boom! Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-071786 10-in. 2/9/1942 The music goes 'round and 'round WARNOW (Mark) and his orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble composer  
Decca 39721 10-in. 7/12/1935 Murder in the moonlight Red McKenzie and his Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39722 10-in. 7/15/1935 Let's swing it Red McKenzie and his Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39805 10-in. 8/2/1935 Double trouble Red McKenzie and his Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39807 10-in. 8/5/1935 That's what you think Red McKenzie and his Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39808 10-in. 8/5/1935 Double trouble Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, mellophone, leader, vocalist, trombone  
Decca 39809 10-in. 8/5/1935 You're all I need Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist, mellophone, leader  
Decca 39810 10-in. 8/5/1935 In the middle of a kiss Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist, mellophone, leader  
Decca 39811 10-in. 8/5/1935 When I grow too old to dream Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys leader, instrumentalist, mellophone, vocalist, trombone  
Decca 39812 10-in. 8/5/1935 Rhythm is our business Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys vocalist, instrumentalist, mellophone, trombone, leader  
Decca 39813 10-in. 8/5/1935 I wished on the moon Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, mellophone, vocalist  
Decca 39819 10-in. 8/6/1935 I'm livin' in a great big way Gladys Palmer instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39820 10-in. 8/6/1935 In the middle of a kiss Gladys Palmer instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39821 10-in. 8/6/1935 Get behind me, Satan Gladys Palmer instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39825 10-in. 8/7/1935 Trees Gladys Palmer instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 90 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Riley, Mike," accessed April 14, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112116.

Riley, Mike. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112116.

"Riley, Mike." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 14 April 2021.

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