Mills Brothers discography

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The following is a discography of the jazz/swing vocal group The Mills Brothers.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions
US US
R&B
US
AC
UK US Country
1931 "Tiger Rag" 1
"Nobody's Sweetheart" 4
"Gems From George White's Scandals"(with Bing Crosby & Boswell Sisters) 3
1932 "Dinah"(with Bing Crosby) 1
"Can't We Talk It Over?"(with Bing Crosby) 10
"You Rascal, You" 3
"Baby Won't You Please Come Home" 20
"I Heard" 3
"Good-bye, Blues" 4
"Rockin' Chair" 4
"Shine"(with Bing Crosby) 7
"Chinatown, My Chinatown" 10
"St. Louis Blues" 2
"Sweet Sue" 8
"Bugle Call Rag" 2
"It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" 7
1934 "I've Found a New Baby" 19
"Swing It, Sister" 2
"Money In My Pockets" 12
"Sleepy Head" 2
1937 "Dedicated To You"(with Ella Fitzgerald) 19
"Big Boy Blue"(with Ella Fitzgerald) 20
"Darling Nelly Gray"(with Louis Armstrong) 19
1938 "Flat Foot Floogee"(with Louis Armstrong) 19
"Sixty Seconds Got Together" 8
1939 "Sweet Adeline" 10
"You Tell Me Your Dreams, I'll Tell You Mine" 14
1940 "Old Black Joe" 30
"W.P.A."(with Louis Armstrong) 26
1942 "Paper Doll" 20
1943 "Paper Doll"(re-entry) 1 2
"I'll Be Around" 17
1944 "You Always Hurt the One You Love" 1 5
"Till Then" 8 1
1945 "I Wish" 6 4
"Put Another Chair At the Table" 14 4
1946 "Don't Be a Baby, Baby" 12 3
"I Don't Know Enough About You" 7
"There's No One But You" 22
"I Guess I'll Get the Papers and Go Home" 12
1947 "Across the Alley From the Alamo" 2 2
"Dream, Dream, Dream" 5
"Oh! My Achin' Heart" 21
"When You Were Sweet Sixteen" 15
1948 "Mañana (Is Soon Enough for Me)" 10
"S-H-I-N-E" 10
"Gloria" 17
1949 "I Love You So Much It Hurts Me" 8 8
"I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" 9
"Someday (You'll Want Me to Want You)" 5
"Who'll Be the Next One (To Cry Over You)" 24
1950 "Daddy's Little Girl" 5
"Nevertheless (I'm in Love with You)" 4
1952 "Be My Life's Companion" 7
"The Glow-Worm" 1 10
"Lazy River" 22
1953 "Twice as Much" 14
"Say "Si Si"" 12
"Pretty Butterfly" 21
"Who Put the Devil In Evelyn's Eyes" 23
"The Jones Boy" 15
1954 "She Was Five and He Was Ten" 27
"You Didn't Want Me When You Had Me (So Why Do You Want Me Now)" 22
"A Carnival In Venice" 26
"How Blue?" 25
1955 "Suddenly There's a Valley" 45
1956 "All the Way 'Round the World" 63
"Standing On the Corner" 57
1957 "Queen of the Senior Prom" 39
1958 "Get a Job" 21
1959 "Yellow Bird" 70
1968 "Cab Driver" 23 3
"My Shy Violet" 73 4
"The Ol' Race Track" 83 16
1969 "The Jimtown Road" 13
1970 "It Ain't No Big Thing" 64

LPs[edit]

  • Were You There
  • The Mills Brothers Sing
  • Stardust Records Presents The Mills Brothers: The Best Of The War Years: The Mills Brothers
  • Souvenir Album
  • Dream
  • San Antonio Rose
  • Memory Lane - 2005
  • The Very Best of the Mills Brothers - 2005
    1. Be My Life's Companion
    2. Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland
    3. When You Were Sweet Sixteen
    4. Nevertheless
    5. I'll Be Around
    6. Paper Doll
    7. Tiger Rag
    8. Some of These Days
    9. My Gal Sal
    10. Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider
    11. If I Had My Way
    12. The Jones Boy
    13. Till Then
    14. You Always Hurt The One You Love
    15. Basin Street Blues
    16. Lazy River
    17. Cielito River
    18. Three Little Fishes
    19. The Very Thought of You
    20. Marie
    21. Cherry
    22. The Glow Worm
    23. Strawberry Frair
    24. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
  • Paper Doll [Pulse]- 2005
    • Disc 1:
      1. Paper Doll
      2. You Always Hurt the One You Love
      3. Moonlight Bay
      4. Stardust
      5. Say Si Si
      6. Lord Ups an' Downs (From Epsom Downs)
      7. I'll Be Around
      8. Till Then
      9. When You Come Back to Me
      10. Twice as Much
      11. I'm Afraid to Love You
      12. Someone Loved Someone
      13. Don't Be a Baby, Baby
      14. (If You Can't Sing It) You'll Have to Swing It
      15. Nagasaki
      16. I Met Her on Monday
      17. On the Banks of the Wabash
      18. (I Want) Someone to Care For
      19. There's No One But You
      20. Meet Me Tonight Dreamland
    • Disc 2:
      1. Too Many Irons in the Fire
      2. You Tell Me Your Dream, I'll Tell You Mine
      3. I Don't Know Enough About You
      4. Never Make a Promise in Vain
      5. Put Another Chair at the Table
      6. Oh! My Achin' Heart
      7. Shoe Shine Boy
      8. Just a Kid Named Joe
      9. Sweet Adeline
      10. By the Watermelon Vine, Lindy Lou
      11. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
      12. I Wish
      13. London Rhythm
      14. The Yam'long About Midnight
      15. The Yam
      16. Diga Diga Doo
      17. Loveless Love
      18. Lazy Bones
      19. Solitude
      20. Swing Is the Thing
  • London Sessions: 1934-1939 - 2002
  • Shoe Shine Boy - 2002
  • Boog It - 2001
  • Sweet Harmony [Universal] - 1998
  • The Mills Brothers Anthology 1931-1968 - 1995
    • Disc 1:
      1. Tiger Rag
      2. Nobody's Sweetheart (also known as Nobody's Sweetheart Now)
      3. Rockin' Chair
      4. Dedicated To You - (with Ella Fitzgerald)
      5. Flat Foot Floogie - (with Louis Armstrong)
      6. You Tell Me Your Dream, I'll Tell You Mine
      7. Cherry - (with Louis Armstrong)
      8. Wish Me Luck Amigo, (I Yi, Yi, Yi)
      9. Lazy River
      10. I'll Be Around
      11. Paper Doll
      12. Till Then
      13. You Always Hurt The One You Love
      14. I Wish
      15. Don't Be A Baby, Baby
      16. I Don't Know Enough About You
      17. I Guess I'll Get The Papers And Go Home
      18. Too Many Irons In The Fire
      19. Across The Alley From The Alamo
      20. You Never Miss The Water Til The Well Runs Dry
      21. Gloria
      22. Is It True What They Say About Dixie? - (with Al Jolson)
      23. I Love You So Much It Hurts
      24. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
    • Disc 2:
      1. Someday (You'll Want Me To Want You)
      2. If I Had My Way
      3. When You Were Sweet Sixteen
      4. Daddy's Little Girl
      5. Nevertheless
      6. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone - (with Tommy Dorsey)
      7. Be My Life's Companion - (with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra)
      8. Glow Worm, The - (with Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra)
      9. Shoulder To Weep On, A - (with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra)
      10. Say Si Si
      11. Pretty Butterfly
      12. Jones Boy, The - (with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra)
      13. She Was Five And He Was Ten - (with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra)
      14. You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You - (with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra)
      15. Opus One - (with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra)
      16. Smack Dab In The Middle - (with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra)
      17. Standing On The Corner - (with Sonny Burke & His Orchestra)
      18. Queen Of The Senior Prom - (with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra)
      19. When I Lost You
      20. Yellow Bird - (with Milton DeLugg & His Orchestra)
      21. April In Paris - (with Count Basie & His Orchestra)
      22. Blue And Sentimental - (with Count Basie & His Orchestra)
      23. My Shy Violet
      24. Cab Driver
  • Singing the Biggest Christmas Songs - 1995
  • Merry Christmas - 1978
  • Glow with the Mills Brothers - 1978
  • The Best of The Mills Brothers, Volume II (Famous Twinsets # PAS 2-1027)
    • Side A
      1. Daddy's Little Girl
      2. Queen of the Senior Prom
      3. Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland
      4. When You Were Sweet Sixteen
      5. Oh! Ma-Ma (The Butcher Boy)
      6. Ballerina
      7. Cool Water
    • Side B
      1. I Guess I'll Get the Papers and Go Home
      2. I Found a Million Dollar Baby (In a Five and Dime Store)
      3. Let Me Call You Sweetheart
      4. Sweet Adeline
      5. Honeysuckle Rose Blues Bossa Nova
      6. One Dozen Roses
    • Side C
      1. Moonlight and Roses
      2. Poor Butterfly
      3. Memories of You
      4. On the Banks of the Wabash
      5. You Can't Be True, Dear
    • Side D
      1. Any Time
      2. Bye Bye Blackbird
      3. Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out the Barrel)
      4. South of the Border
      5. Home on the Range
      6. You Never Miss the Water 'till the Well Runs Dry
      7. Tennessee Waltz
  • Such Sweet Singing - 1969 (unverified date) (Vocalion, a div. of DECCA Records, # VL 73859)
    • Side A
      1. When I Lost You
      2. I Cried Like a Baby
      3. All By Myself
      4. Till We Meet Again
      5. Daddy's Little Girl
    • Side B
      1. Oh, How I Miss You Tonight
      2. Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland
      3. If I Had My Way
      4. My Girl Sal
      5. Moonlight Bay
  • Fortuosity - 1968
  • My Shy Violet - 1968
  • The Board of Directors (with Count Basie) - 1968
    1. Up A Lazy River
    2. I May be Wrong But I Think You're Wonderful (Frank Foster solo)
    3. Release Me
    4. I Want To Be Happy (Eric Dixon solo)
    5. Down-Down-Down
    6. The Whiffenpoof Song
    7. I Dig Rock And Roll Music
    8. Tiny Bubbles
    9. December
    10. Let Me Dream
    11. April in Paris
  • The Board of Directors Annual Report (with Count Basie) - 1968
    1. Gentle On My Mind
    2. Cherry
    3. You Never Miss The Water Till The Well Runs Dry
    4. The Glow Worm
    5. Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Are Today)
    6. Sunny
    7. I'll Be Around
    8. Cielito Lindo
    9. Blue and Sentimental
    10. Every Day I Have The Blues
  • The Mills Brothers Live - 1967
  • These Are the Mills Brothers - 1966
  • That Country Feeling - 1964
  • Hymns We Love - 1964
  • Say Si Si and Other Great Latin Hits
  • Everest Records Archive of Folk and Jazz Music: Mills Brothers - 1973
    1. Till Then
    2. I Can't Stop Loving You
    3. Mr. Sandman
    4. He'll Have To Go
    5. You Always Hurt The One You Love
    6. Glow Worm
    7. So Rare
    8. Mood Indigo
    9. One Dozen Roses
    10. Across The Alley From the Alamo
  • The Longines Symphonette Society proudly presents The Mills Brothers and the Mellow Years
    • Disc 1
      1. Paper Doll
      2. Anytime
      3. Sweethearts on Parade
      4. Lazy River
      5. Oh Mama
      6. (The Butcher Boy)
      7. Beer Barrel Polka
      8. Everybody Loves my Baby
      9. Yours
      10. Fortuosity
      11. Cow Cow Boogie
    • Disc 2
      1. Stardust
      2. Moonglow
      3. You Are My Sunshine
      4. There's a Goldmine in the Sky
      5. Twilight on the Trail
      6. Idaho
      7. Cool Water
      8. South of the Border
      9. The Last Roundup
      10. Wagon Wheels
    • Disc 3
      1. Solitude
      2. Mood Indigo
      3. Autumn Leaves
      4. Basin Street Blues
      5. Music, Maestro, Please
      6. Home
      7. My Silent Love
      8. Let Me Call You Sweetheart
      9. There Goes My Heart
      10. Be My Life's Companion
    • Disc 4
      1. Tonight You Belong To Me
      2. Teach Me Tonight
      3. Mister Sandman
      4. Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland
      5. Memories of You
      6. You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
      7. There's Danger in Your Eyes, Cherie
      8. Confess
      9. You Didn't Want Me When You Had Me
      10. You Always Hurt the One You Love
    • Disc 5
      1. I Miss You So
      2. Miss You
      3. Till Then
      4. I Wish
      5. San Antonio Rose
      6. One Dozen Roses
      7. Bouquet of Roses
      8. Only a Rose
      9. Honeysuckle Rose Blues
      10. Moonlight and Roses