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 10, 1893 (Boston), Died May 23, 1969 (Beverly Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1946

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

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

Recordings (Results 276-300 of 586 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 80644 10-in. 11/3/1922 Stop your kidding Garber-Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 80702 10-in. 12/5/1922 When you and I were young Maggie blues Paul Biese and his Edgewater Beach Hotel Orchestra [i.e., Paul Biese's Novelty Orchestra] Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 80706 10-in. 12/6/1922 Stop your kidding Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80786 10-in. 1/12/1923 When you and I were young Maggie blues Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 80885 10-in. 3/5/1923 Out where the blue begins Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 81085 10-in. 6/15/1923 Mad ('cause you treat me this way) Eddie Elkins' Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81419 10-in. 12/15/1923 It's a man ev'ry time, it’s a man Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81754 10-in. 5/2/1924 Hinky dinky parlay voo Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81876 10-in. 7/18/1924 Skin-a-ma-rink-arink-a-rae Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81956 10-in. 9/4/1924 Hand in hand Art Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 140084 10-in. 10/3/1924 I don't care what you used to be Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 140222 10-in. 1/6/1925 My kid Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 140286 10-in. 1/28/1925 When my sugar walks down the street Warner's Seven Aces Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140502 10-in. 4/7/1925 Banana oil Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia W140530 10-in. 4/15/1925 Ev'rything is hotsy totsy now Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Columbia W140602 10-in. 5/14/1925 Ev'rything is hotsy totsy now California Ramblers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141047 10-in. 9/25/1925 When my sugar walks down the street Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141141 10-in. 10/16/1925 The lonesomest girl in town Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 141377 10-in. 12/10/1925 The lonesomest girl in town Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 141405 10-in. 12/17/1925 The lonesomest girl in town Manhattan Dance Makers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 142207 10-in. 5/14/1926 My dream of the big parade Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W142277 10-in. 6/4/1926 My dream of the big parade Frank Harris Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W142282 10-in. 6/7/1926 Lo-do-de-o The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia 142368 10-in. 7/6/1926 Lo-do-de-o WMCA Broadcasters Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W142545 10-in. 8/20/1926 I got a papa down in New Orleans Virgina Childs Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
(Results 276-300 of 586 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed January 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 January 2022.

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