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 476-500 of 586 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Brunswick||1381W-1383W||10-in.||9/22/1925||So long! I'll see you again||Miami Marimba Band [Castlewood Marimba Band]||Marimba band||composer|
|Brunswick||1412W-1414W||10-in.||9/30/1925||The lonesomest girl in town||Norman Clark||Male vocal solo, with guitar||composer|
|Brunswick||1520W-1523W||10-in.||10/22/1925||The lonesomest girl in town||Norman Clark||Male vocal solo, with guitar||composer|
|Brunswick||TCL1549||10-in.||12/11/1931||I can’t give you anything but love||Dorothy Fields||Female vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||TC2513||10-in.||11/3/1928||Baltimore||Eva Mandel||Female vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||[Br (U.K.) cat 154-b]||10-in.||approximately Nov. 1927||Go home and tell your mother||Leslie Hutchinson ; Alice Morley||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Brunswick||DB162||10-in.||11/29/1928||I can’t give you anything but love||Rialto Duo||Piano and xylophone duet, with vocal||composer|
|Brunswick||DB166||10-in.||12/4/1928||I can’t give you anything but love||Miss Dickie Dickson||Female-male vocal duet||composer|
|Brunswick||516||10-in.||Mar. 1928||Baltimore||Fred Elizalde||Piano solo||composer|
|Brunswick||E27261||10-in.||4/3/1928||Every evening (I miss you)||Wes Thomas Cornell Collegians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||composer|
|Brunswick||E27269||10-in.||4/4/1928||Collegiana||Dick Robertson ; Ed Smalle||Male vocal duet, with violin and piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E27528||10-in.||5/10/1928||I can’t give you anything but love||Meyer Davis ; Al Shayne ; Swanee Syncopators||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||composer|
|Brunswick||E27624||10-in.||5/31/1928||I can’t give you anything but love||Louisiana Rhythm Kings ; Red Nichols||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||E27629||10-in.||6/1/1928||I must have that man!||Libby Holman||Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E27901||10-in.||7/27/1928||Doin’ the new low-down||Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Elisabeth Welch||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||composer|
|Brunswick||E27913||10-in.||7/30/1928||I can’t give you anything but love||Mary Dixon||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E28014||10-in.||8/9/1928||I can’t give you anything but love||Harold Arlen||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E28057||10-in.||8/14/1928||Bandanna babies||Blackbirds Orchestra ; Lew Leslie||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||E28058||10-in.||8/14/1928||Magnolia’s wedding day||Blackbirds Orchestra ; Lew Leslie||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||E28059||10-in.||8/14/1928||I must have that man||Blackbirds Orchestra ; Adelaide Hall ; Lew Leslie||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E28060||10-in.||8/14/1928||Baby||Blackbirds Orchestra ; Adelaide Hall ; Lew Leslie||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E28061||10-in.||8/14/1928||Dixie||Adelaide Hall||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E28107||10-in.||8/17/1928||I can’t give you anything but love||Harry Richman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E28327||10-in.||10/2/1928||I must have that man!||Five Pennies ; Red Nichols||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||E28395||10-in.||10/30/1928||I must have that man!||Broadway Broadcasters||Jazz/dance band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed January 22, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.
McHugh, Jimmy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 22, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.
"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 22 January 2022.
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