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 376-400 of 586 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W152658 10-in. 12/20/1933 On the sunny side of the street Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W152665 10-in. 12/28/1933 I'm full of the devil Ben Pollack Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W152708 10-in. 2/5/1934 I love gardenias Jerry Cooper ; Emil Coleman and his Palais Royal Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W98589 12-in. 9/21/1928 I can't give you anything but love Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W351049 10-in. 6/30/1931 I can't believe that you're in love with me Mound City Blue Blowers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W351108 10-in. 10/8/1931 It's the darndest thing Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Columbia W351120 10-in. 10/30/1931 Cuban love song Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W351129 10-in. 11/12/1931 Cuban love song Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-7819 10-in. Mar. 1921 Emaline Mario Perry Accordion solo composer  
OKeh S-70672 10-in. May 1922 When you and I were young Maggie blues Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-71037 10-in. Nov. 1922 Stop your kiddin' Finzel's Detroit Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-71287 10-in. Feb. 1923 Out where the blue begins Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-71445 10-in. Apr. 1923 Mad ('Cause you treat me this way) George Kelly ; The Original Six Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72305 10-in. Feb. 1924 It's a man, ev'ry time, it's a man Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72518 10-in. May 1924 Hinky dinky parlay voo? Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72712 10-in. July 1924 Skin-a-ma-rink-a-rink-a-ree Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72851 10-in. Sept. 1924 I don't care what you used to be (I know what you are today) Bruce Wallace Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-73094 10-in. Jan. 1925 When my sugar walks down the street (All the little birdies go, "Tweet, tweet, tweet") Johnny De Droit ; New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-73131 10-in. Jan. 1925 My kid Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-73364 10-in. May 1925 Everything is hotsy totsy now Henry Cogert ; The Red Hotters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-73402 10-in. June 1925 Ev'rything is hotsy totsy now Cogert and Motto ; Fred Hall Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
OKeh 73848 10-in. Dec. 1925 The lonesomest girl in town Bruce Wallace Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
OKeh 73895 10-in. Jan. 1926 Kilkenny Billy Fagan ; Jimmy McHugh Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh 73896 10-in. Jan. 1926 Down deep in an Irishman's heart Billy Fagan ; Jimmy McHugh Male vocal solo, with piano composer, instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh 74208 10-in. July 1926 Lo-do-de-o The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet songwriter  
(Results 376-400 of 586 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed January 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 January 2022.

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