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 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  
(Results 26-50 of 584 records)

Citation

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.

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