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 551-575 of 586 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E21336-E21338 10-in. 1/27/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Ben Bernie ; Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Brunswick E25235-E25237 10-in. 11/17/1927 Our American girl Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E25237) composer  
Brunswick E25247-E25248 10-in. 11/19/1927 Twenty-five years from now Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E26575-E26576 10-in. 2/20/1928 Every evening (I miss you) Eddy Thomas Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E26769-E26771 10-in. 3/2/1928 Collegiana Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Skinny Ennis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal effects; without vocal (take E26771) composer  
Edison 6338 10-in. between 8/26/1918 and 8/30/1918 Caroline, I'm coming back to you New York Police Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7840 10-in. 3/11/1921 Emaline Black and White Melody Boys ; Ray Miller Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8448 10-in. 5/10/1922 When you and I were young Maggie blues Billy Jones Male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 8548 10-in. 7/28/1922 I'll stand beneath your window to-night and whistle Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8945 10-in. 4/26/1923 Mad ('Cause you treat me this way) Charlie Kerr Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9281 10-in. 12/11/1923 It's a man, every time it's a man Bobby Adams Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9310 10-in. 12/27/1923 Twenty-five years from now Al Bernard ; Frank Ferera Male vocal solo, with steel guitar songwriter  
Edison 9407 10-in. 3/6/1924 Immigration Rose James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 9557 10-in. 6/11/1924 Hard boiled Rose Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9577 10-in. 6/20/1924 What has become of hinky dinky parlay voo Al Bernard Male vocal solo and vocal chorus, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 9703 10-in. 9/11/1924 I don't care what you used to be James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9847 10-in. 11/13/1924 My kid (To our kids) James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 10329 10-in. 4/21/1925 When my sugar walks down the street (All the little birdies go tweet tweet tweet) Greenwich Village Inn Orchestra ; Billy Wynne Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 10331 10-in. 4/22/1925 Ev'rything is hotsy totsy now Vernon Dalhart ; Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 10600 10-in. 9/29/1925 The lonesomest girl in town James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 10609 10-in. 10/1/1925 So long! I'll see you again James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11034 10-in. 6/8/1926 My dream of the big parade Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 11180 10-in. 9/7/1926 There's a new star in heaven to-night (Rudolph Valentino) Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar composer  
Edison 11627 10-in. 4/4/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Johnny Marvin ; Andy Sannella Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar songwriter  
Edison 11846 10-in. 8/19/1927 I can't believe that you're in love with me Happiness Orchestra ; Dave Kaplan Jazz/dance band songwriter  
(Results 551-575 of 586 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed January 21, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 21 January 2022.

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