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 576-584 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 18811 10-in. 10/16/1928 I can't give you anything but love B. A. Rolfe Concert Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 18903 10-in. 11/27/1928 Diga diga doo The Sizzlers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-357 10-in. 8/14/1928 I can't give you anything but love Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison N-451 12-in. 9/21/1928 I can't give you anything but love Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison N-508 10-in. 10/16/1928 I can't give you anything but love B. A. Rolfe Concert Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-598 10-in. 11/27/1928 Diga diga doo The Sizzlers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0LA1702 10-in. 4/21/1937 Exactly like you Quintette du Hot Club de France Jazz/dance quintet composer  
Gramophone Bb19831 10-in. 6/19/1930 Exactly like you Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Vocalion 136W-138W 10-in. 12/20/1924 When my sugar walks down the street (All the little birdies go tweet, tweet, tweet) Earl and Bell Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
(Results 576-584 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed December 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080

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