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 401-425 of 586 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh 80082 10-in. 8/27/1926 There's a new star in heaven tonight Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar composer  
OKeh 80122 10-in. 9/17/1926 My dream of the big parade OKeh Kut-Ups Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
OKeh W80206 10-in. 11/10/1926 I don't mind being all alone (When I'm all alone with you) Sam Lanin ; Melody Sheiks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W80938 10-in. 5/26/1927 Like an angel you flew into everyone's heart Joe Davis Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
OKeh W80948 10-in. 5/31/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Ralph Dunn Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W81123 10-in. 6/30/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Ralph Dunn Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W81490 10-in. 9/28/1927 Baltimore Frankie Trumbauer and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W400005 10-in. 1/10/1928 I can't believe that you're in love with me Osborne Miller Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W400007 10-in. 1/11/1928 Every evening Osborne Miller Male vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
OKeh W400769 10-in. 6/8/1928 I can't give you anything but love Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W400834 10-in. 6/28/1928 I can't give you anything but love Goofus Five Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W400853 10-in. 7/9/1928 Twenty-five years from now Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar songwriter  
OKeh W400859 10-in. 7/10/1928 Diga diga doo Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W400860 10-in. 7/10/1928 Doin' the new low down Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W401049 10-in. 8/2/1928 I can't give you anything but love Rube Bloom Piano solo composer  
OKeh W401194 10-in. 10/4/1928 I must have that man Eddie Lang ; New Yorkers ; Joe Venuti Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W401535 10-in. 1/16/1929 Let's sit and talk about you Louisville Rhythm Kings [Ben Pollack Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W401559 10-in. 1/25/1929 In a great big way Louisville Rhythm Kings [Ben Pollack Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
OKeh W401690 10-in. 3/5/1929 I can’t give you anything but love Louis Armstrong ; Savoy Ballroom Five Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W401703 10-in. 3/8/1929 Futuristic rhythm Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W401704 10-in. 3/8/1929 Raisin' the roof Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W401959 10-in. 5/22/1929 Freeze an' melt Ed Lang Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W402206 10-in. 12/11/1928 I can't give you anything but love Lillie Delk Christian Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet composer  
OKeh W402207 10-in. 12/11/1928 Baby! Lillie Delk Christian Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet composer  
OKeh W402209 10-in. 12/12/1928 I must have that man! Lillie Delk Christian Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet composer  
(Results 401-425 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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