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 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  
(Results 476-500 of 586 records)

Citation

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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