Jimmy McHugh

James Francis McHugh (July 10, 1894 – May 23, 1969) was an American composer. One of the most prolific songwriters from the 1920s to the 1950s, he is credited with over 500 songs. His songs were recorded by many artists, including Chet Baker, June Christy, Bing Crosby, Deanna Durbin, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Adelaide Hall, Billie Holiday, Bill Kenny, Peggy Lee, Carmen Miranda, Nina Simone, and Dinah Washington.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 10th, 1893 (Boston), Died Beverly Hills

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, leader, piano, lyricist

Notes: Name also appears on disc labels as Jimmy McCue.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 528 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22179 10-in. 7/25/1918 Carolina, I'm coming back to you Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25320 10-in. 5/26/1921 Emaline Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26817 10-in. 8/7/1922 I'll stand beneath your window to-night and whistle Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27246 10-in. 12/20/1922 When you and I were young Maggie blues Billy Murray ; Isabelle Patricola ; Virginians Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-27557 10-in. 2/19/1923 Out where the blue begins John Steel Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27692 10-in. 3/30/1923 Mad ('cause you treat me this way) The Collegians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29125 10-in. 12/13/1923 It's a man, every time, it's a man Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-29259 10-in. 1/8/1924 It's a man, every time, it's a man Marcia Freer Female vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-30048 10-in. 5/6/1924 Hard boiled Rose The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30246 10-in. 6/5/1924 Hinky dinky parlay voo Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30250 10-in. 6/6/1924 Just hot Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-30457 10-in. 7/2/1924 Hinky dinky parlay voo Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31435 10-in. 11/20/1924 My kid Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31792 10-in. 1/30/1925 When my sugar walks down the street (All the little birdies go tweet, tweet, tweet) Gene Austin ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31824 10-in. 2/5/1925 I don't care what you used to be Marcia Freer ; Lewis James Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31877 10-in. 2/27/1925 When my sugar walks down the street (All the little birdies go tweet, tweet, tweet) Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31887 10-in. 3/9/1925 I don't care what you used to be (I know what you are to-day) Lewis James Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-31912 10-in. 2/4/1925 When my sugar walks down the street (All the birdies go tweet, tweet) The Original Memphis Five Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31982 10-in. 2/19/1925 My kid Belle Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-32098 10-in. 3/13/1925 My kid International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-32470 10-in. 4/24/1925 Everything is hotsy-totsy now Gene Austin ; Billy "Uke" Carpenter Male vocal solo, with ukulele and scat singing composer  
Victor BVE-33050 10-in. 7/2/1925 Down deep in an Irishman's heart Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33163 10-in. 8/12/1925 So long! I'll see you again Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33201 10-in. 7/28/1925 Everything is hotsy-totsy now Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra ; Joe Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-33394 10-in. 9/18/1925 Keep on croonin' a tune Phil Romano Orchestra ; Phil Romano Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 1-25 of 528 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed August 7, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 7, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 7 August 2020.

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