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 501-525 of 586 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E28470 10-in. 10/12/1928 I can’t give you anything but love Meyer Davis ; Al Shayne ; Swanee Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E28491 10-in. approximately Oct. 1928 Bon soir, cherie Newport Tuxedo Inn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E28604 10-in. approximately Oct. 1928 I must have that man! Lanin's Syncopators Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E28668 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 I can’t give you anything but love The Park Inn Good Timers Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E28685 10-in. 11/15/1928 I can’t give you anything but love Eddie Peabody Banjo solo composer  
Brunswick E29064 10-in. 1/14/1929 Futuristic rhythm Hotsy Totsy Gang Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E29065 10-in. 1/14/1929 Out where the blues begin Hotsy Totsy Gang Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E29319 10-in. 2/20/1929 Futuristic rhythm Louisiana Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E29320 10-in. 2/20/1929 Out where the blues begin Louisiana Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E29391 10-in. 3/6/1929 Out where the blues begin Jay C. Flippen Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick XE30509 12-in. 8/23/1929 Bremer-Tully Broadcast record no. 6 Bremer-Tully Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Brunswick E30527 10-in. 9/4/1929 Doin' the new low down Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills ; Bill Robinson Tap dance solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E32291 10-in. 3/5/1930 Exactly like you Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E32314 10-in. 3/5/1930 On the sunny side of the street Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E32425 10-in. Mar. 1930 Exactly like you Harry Richman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E34198 10-in. 9/4/1930 Go home and tell your mother Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Brunswick E34419 10-in. 9/17/1930 One more waltz Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E35467 10-in. Nov. 1930 Blue again Detroiters ; Milt Shaw Instrumental ensemble, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E35738 10-in. 12/12/1930 Blue again Red Nichols Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E35742 10-in. 12/12/1930 Blue again Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E35834 10-in. 2/5/1931 We can live on love Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E36728 10-in. 5/24/1931 It’s the darn’dest thing Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E36729 10-in. 5/24/1931 Singin’ the blues Red Nichols Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E37079 10-in. 8/17/1931 How’s your uncle? Bill Challis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E37207 10-in. 9/16/1931 It’s the darndest thing Art Kahn's Orchestra [Brunswick Studio Orchestra] ; Scrappy Lambert Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 501-525 of 586 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed January 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 January 2022.

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