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 51-75 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-47413 10-in. 9/22/1928 I can't give you anything but love Shilkret's Rhyth-Melodists Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-47920 10-in. 11/16/1928 Bon soir, cherie Jacques Renard Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-48102 10-in. 10/30/1928 I can't give you anything but love Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-48129 10-in. 11/6/1928 Baby New Orleans Black Birds Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-48132 10-in. 11/7/1928 I must have that man Irving Aaronson ; Commanders Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo (takes 1-3); with female vocal solo and male vocal chorus (takes 4-6) composer  
Victor BVE-48133 10-in. 11/7/1928 Diga diga doo Irving Aaronson ; Commanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and chorus composer  
Victor BVE-48166 10-in. 11/15/1928 Bandanna babies Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-48167 10-in. 11/15/1928 Diga diga do Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-48168 10-in. 11/15/1928 I must have that man Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-48286 10-in. 12/24/1928 Let's sit and talk about you Park Central Orchestra ; Ben Pollack Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-48287 10-in. 12/24/1928 Futuristic rhythm Park Central Orchestra ; Ben Pollack Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-48373 10-in. 2/18/1929 Japanese dream Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-48374 10-in. 2/18/1929 Harlemania Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-49008 10-in. 12/20/1928 Gems from Blackbirds of 1928 Warren Mills and his Blue Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal chorus (takes 4-7); with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2); unaccompanied (take 3) composer  
Victor BVE-49203 10-in. 11/23/1928 I can't give you anything but love Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-49576 10-in. 2/4/1929 Hinky dinky parley voo Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49768 10-in. 3/7/1929 Hot feet Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-49920 10-in. 2/4/1929 Hinky dinky, parlez vous? Jan Endias Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-50956 10-in. 3/19/1929 Let's sit and talk about you Frank Crumit ; Julia Sanderson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-51104 10-in. 3/29/1929 Looking for love Bernie Cummins ; New York Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-51212 10-in. 4/10/1929 Looking for love Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-51273 10-in. 5/1/1929 Nada puedo darte sino amor José Bohr Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-51973 10-in. 5/3/1929 Arabian lover Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-53434 10-in. 5/23/1929 Digga digga do Three Blue Boys Instrumental trio composer  
Victor PBVE-54774 10-in. 5/1/1930 Exactly like you Grace Hayes Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 51-75 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed December 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 December 2021.

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

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