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|
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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