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 10th, 1893 (Boston), Died May 23rd, 1969 (Beverly Hills)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1943
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, leader, piano, lyricist
Notes: Name also appears on disc labels as Jimmy McCue.
Recordings (Results 26-50 of 584 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-33607||10-in.||10/21/1925||Keep on croonin' a tune||Whitey Kaufman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33654||10-in.||12/29/1925||Keep on croonin' a tune||Mitchell Brothers||Male vocal duet, with 2 banjos (self-accompaniment)||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33780||10-in.||11/12/1925||The lonesomest girl in town||Franklyn Baur||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-35498||10-in.||6/30/1926||My dream of the big parade, part 1||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal chorus, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-35499||10-in.||6/30/1926||My dream of the big parade||Billy Murray ; Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quintet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36092||10-in.||9/2/1926||There's a new star in heaven tonight||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36575||10-in.||11/1/1926||I don't mind being all alone (When I'm all alone with you)||Art Landry Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Vi cat 37520-B]||10-in.||1933||No me culpes||Don Dean ; Estudiantes de Hollywood||Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-37792||10-in.||2/17/1927||I can't believe that you're in love with me||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and piano||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-38132||10-in.||3/2/1927||I can't believe that you're in love with me||Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-38782||10-in.||5/25/1927||Like an angel you flew into everyone's heart (Lindbergh)||Vaughn De Leath||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-39399||10-in.||11/14/1927||What has become of "Hinky dinky parlay voo?"||Victor Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-40121||10-in.||9/27/1927||Baltimore||Jack Crawford Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-40197||10-in.||10/20/1927||Our American girl||The Troubadours||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||BVE-41050||10-in.||11/18/1927||Baltimore||Four Aristocrats||Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BVE-41244||10-in.||12/19/1927||Harlem River quiver||Duke Ellington Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||PBVE-42007||10-in.||2/17/1928||Every evening||Horace Heidt Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-42395||10-in.||6/2/1928||I must have that man||Irene Taylor||Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BVE-43103||10-in.||2/21/1928||Collegiana||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||composer|
|Victor||BVE-43433||10-in.||4/2/1928||I'm a broken-hearted blackbird||Leroy Smith Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-43990||10-in.||5/17/1928||I can't give you anything but love||Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-45642||10-in.||6/18/1928||Dorothy||Frank E. Banta||Piano solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-45674||10-in.||7/3/1928||Doin' the new low down||Pets ; Jack Pettis||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-45893||10-in.||7/19/1928||I can't give you anything but love, baby!||Grace Hayes||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-46662||10-in.||8/6/1928||I must have that man||Grace Hayes||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed December 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.
McHugh, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.
"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 December 2021.
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