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 May 23rd, 1969 (Beverly Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1943

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

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

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-047095 10-in. 2/24/1940 Say it Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047746 10-in. 3/4/1940 Say it Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048101 10-in. 3/11/1940 My! My! Dick Todd Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-048472 10-in. 3/28/1940 Say it Dinah Shore ; Paul Wetstein Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-048929 10-in. 4/18/1940 A Latin tune, a Manhattan moon and you Anita Boyer ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048930 10-in. 4/18/1940 Clear out of this world Anita Boyer ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048976 10-in. 4/30/1940 Clear out of this world Gray Gordon ; Art Perry ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-054587 10-in. 10/10/1940 Diga-diga doo Curly Hicks ; Taproom Boys Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor PBS-055219 10-in. 12/11/1940 You're the one (For me) Janet Blair ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-055287 10-in. 2/15/1941 After all Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-056115 10-in. 9/16/1940 I'm in the mood for love Yvette Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-056134 10-in. 9/17/1940 You've got me this way The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-056135 10-in. 9/17/1940 I'd know you anywhere Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056480 10-in. 10/11/1940 You've got me this way Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056482 10-in. 10/11/1940 I'd know you anywhere Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056728 10-in. 10/8/1940 I've got a one track mind Dorothy Allen ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056729 10-in. 10/8/1940 The bad humor man Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio composer  
Victor BS-057098 10-in. 11/7/1940 You're the one (for me) Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-063333 10-in. 4/3/1941 On the sunny side of the street Earl Hines Piano solo composer  
Victor BS-063858 10-in. 5/6/1941 Don't blame me New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-064946 10-in. 9/29/1941 I'm in the mood for love Joe Reichman Piano solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-067523 10-in. 8/1/1941 I can't believe that you're in love with me Bob Chester Orchestra ; Bob Haymes Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-073510 10-in. 3/6/1942 I can't give you anything but love Freddy Martin ; Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-074797 10-in. 7/31/1942 Soft-hearted Eugenie Baird ; Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-075420 10-in. 7/8/1942 Happy-go-lucky Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
(Results 226-250 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed December 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 December 2021.

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