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 5, 1904 (Fall River), Died 1984

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1949

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

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 92 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 60172 10-in. 11/26/1935 Blue clarinet stomp Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60173 10-in. 11/26/1935 Twenty-four hours a day Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60174 10-in. 11/26/1935 Don't give up the ship Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60211 10-in. 12/10/1935 I found a dream Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60212 10-in. 12/10/1935 No other one Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60213 10-in. 12/10/1935 You took my breath away Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60214 10-in. 12/10/1935 When a great love comes along Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60290 10-in. 12/27/1935 Quicker than you can say Jack Robinson Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60291 10-in. 12/27/1935 I feel like a feather in the breeze Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60344 10-in. 1/15/1936 Dinner for one, please James Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60345 10-in. 1/15/1936 A beautiful lady in blue Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60358 10-in. 1/17/1936 I'm gonna clap my hands Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60359 10-in. 1/17/1936 I wish I were Aladdin Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60360 10-in. 1/17/1936 Not enough Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, vocalist, mellophone  
Decca 60361 10-in. 1/17/1936 You're wicky, you're wacky, you're wonderful Mike Riley, Eddie Farley and their Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trombone, leader, mellophone  
Decca 60412 1/29/1936 Deep Elm blues Dick Stabile Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 60413 10-in. 1/29/1936 Just because Dick Stabile Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 60414 10-in. 1/29/1936 If I could be with you one hour tonight Dick Stabile Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 60415 10-in. 1/29/1936 Ja-da Dick Stabile Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 60456 10-in. 2/10/1936 We saw the sea The Top-Hatters instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 60457 10-in. 2/10/1936 Wah-hoo! The Top-Hatters instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 61038 10-in. 4/14/1936 Melody from the sky Riley-Farley and their Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone, leader, mellophone  
Decca 61039 10-in. 4/14/1936 Love is like a cigarette Riley-Farley and their Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone, leader, mellophone  
Decca 61040 10-in. 4/14/1936 Knicks-knacks on the mantel Riley-Farley and their Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone, leader, mellophone  
Decca 61041 10-in. 4/14/1936 Twilight in the trail Riley-Farley and their Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone, leader, mellophone  
(Results 51-75 of 92 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Riley, Mike," accessed October 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112116.

Riley, Mike. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112116.

"Riley, Mike." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 October 2022.

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