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|
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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