The Mills Blue Rhythm Band

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The Mills Blue Rhythm Band was an American big band of the 1930's.

The band was formed in Harlem in 1930, with reedman Bingie Madison the first of its many leaders. It started life as the Coconut Grove Orchestra, changing to Mills Blue Rhythm Band when Irving Mills became its manager in 1931. At various times the same group was known as the "Blue Rhythm Band", "Blue Ribbon Band", "Blue Rhythm Boys", "The Blue Racketeers", "Earl Jackson's Musical Champions", "Earl Jackson and his Orchestra", "Duke Wilson and his Ten Blackberries", "King Carter's Royal Orchestra", "Mills Music Masters", "Harlem Hot Shots" and uncredited playing behind Louis Armstrong.
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none The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Lucky Millinder album art Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Lucky Millinder(Acetate) Transco Products Corp. none US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Snake Hips / Ev'ry Time I Look At You album art Blue Rhythm Boys* Snake Hips / Ev'ry Time I Look At You Brunswick UK 1931 Sell This Version
The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - The Mystery Song / Moanin' album art Duke Ellington And His Orchestra / Mills' Blue Rhythm Band* Duke Ellington And His Orchestra / Mills' Blue Rhythm Band* - The Mystery Song / Moanin' Victor Canada 1931 Sell This Version
22763 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Minnie, The Moocher / Heebie Jeebies album art Mills' Blue Rhythm Band* Minnie, The Moocher / Heebie Jeebies(Shellac, 10") Victor 22763 US 1931 Sell This Version
6156 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Moanin' / I'm Left With The Blues In My Heart album art Blue Rhythm Boys* / Chick Webb And His Orchestra Blue Rhythm Boys* / Chick Webb And His Orchestra - Moanin' / I'm Left With The Blues In My Heart(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 6156 US 1931 Sell This Version
1227 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Savage Rhythm / Low Down On The Bayou album art Blue Rhythm Boys* / Connie's Inn Orchestra Blue Rhythm Boys* / Connie's Inn Orchestra - Savage Rhythm / Low Down On The Bayou(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 1227 UK 1931 Sell This Version
1177 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Blue Rhythm / Blue Flame album art Blue Rhythm Boys* Blue Rhythm / Blue Flame(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 1177 UK 1931 Sell This Version
B 6087 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Minnie The Moocher / Talk To Me album art Mills' Blue Rhythm Band* / McKinney's Cotton Pickers Mills' Blue Rhythm Band* / McKinney's Cotton Pickers - Minnie The Moocher / Talk To Me(Shellac, 10") His Master's Voice B 6087 UK 1931 Sell This Version
15822 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Feeling' Gay / Jazz Martini album art Blue Rhythm Band* Feeling' Gay / Jazz Martini(Shellac, 10") Perfect (3) 15822 US 1933 Sell This Version
The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - It Should Be You / Love's Serenade album art Henry Allen Jr. & His Orchestra* / Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Henry Allen Jr. & His Orchestra* / Mills Blue Rhythm Band* - It Should Be You / Love's Serenade His Master's Voice Australia 1934 Sell This Version
3044-D The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Dancing Dogs / Brown Sugar Mine album art The Mills Blue Rhythm Band Dancing Dogs / Brown Sugar Mine(Shellac, 10") Columbia 3044-D US 1934 Sell This Version
B-5688 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - The Stuff Is Here / The Growl album art Mills Blue Rhythm Band* The Stuff Is Here / The Growl(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-5688 US 1934 Sell This Version
The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Ride, Red, Ride / Congo Caravan album art Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Ride, Red, Ride / Congo Caravan Columbia US 1935 Sell This Version
The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Ridin' In Rhythm / Buddy's Wednesday Outing album art Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Ridin' In Rhythm / Buddy's Wednesday Outing Columbia UK 1935 Sell This Version
3078-D The Mills Blue Rhythm Band Cotton / Truckin'(Shellac, 10") Columbia 3078-D US 1935 Sell This Version
2994-D The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Solitude / Keep The Rhythm Going album art Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Solitude / Keep The Rhythm Going(Shellac, 10") Columbia 2994-D US 1935 Sell This Version
3038-D The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Swingin' In E Flat / African Lullaby album art The Mills Blue Rhythm Band Swingin' In E Flat / African Lullaby(Shellac, 10") Columbia 3038-D US 1935 Sell This Version
3135-D The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Red Rhythm / St. Louis Wiggle Rhythm album art Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Red Rhythm / St. Louis Wiggle Rhythm(Shellac, 10") Columbia 3135-D US 1936 Sell This Version
3111-D The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Broken Dreams Of You / Yes! Yes! album art Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Broken Dreams Of You / Yes! Yes!(Shellac, 10") Columbia 3111-D US 1936 Sell This Version
3158-D The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Mr. Ghost Goes To Town / Algiers Stomp album art Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Mr. Ghost Goes To Town / Algiers Stomp(Shellac, 10") Columbia 3158-D US 1937 Sell This Version
DO-1676 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Bugle Call Rag / Callin' Your Bluff album art Don Redman & His Orchestra* / Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Don Redman & His Orchestra* / Mills Blue Rhythm Band* - Bugle Call Rag / Callin' Your Bluff(Shellac, 10") Columbia DO-1676 Australia 1937 Sell This Version
VA 634 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Let's Get Together / Jammin' For The Jack-Pot album art Lucky Millinder With Mills' Blue Rhythm Band* Lucky Millinder With Mills' Blue Rhythm Band* - Let's Get Together / Jammin' For The Jack-Pot(Shellac, 10") Variety (6) VA 634 US 1937 Sell This Version
VA 546 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Prelude To A Stomp / Rhythm Jam album art Lucky Millinder With Mills' Blue Rhythm Band* Lucky Millinder With Mills' Blue Rhythm Band* - Prelude To A Stomp / Rhythm Jam(Shellac, 10") Variety (6) VA 546 US 1937 Sell This Version
R 2381 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Showboat Shuffle / Swingin' In E Flat album art Mills Blue Rhythm Band* Showboat Shuffle / Swingin' In E Flat(Shellac, 10") Parlophone R 2381 UK 1937 Sell This Version
4769 The Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Back Beats / Spitfire album art The Mills Blue Rhythm Band Back Beats / Spitfire(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 4769 US 1938 Sell This Version

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