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|
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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