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 76-100 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-54775 10-in. 5/1/1930 On the sunny side of the street Grace Hayes Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-55185 10-in. 8/20/1929 Let me sing in my bathtub Chick Endor Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-55186 10-in. 8/20/1929 For one another Chick Endor Male vocal solo, with female vocal solo and jazz/dance band (takes 1-4); with clarinet solo and jazz/dance band (take 5) composer  
Victor BVE-55188 10-in. 8/21/1929 Everybody knew it but me Chick Endor Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-59633 10-in. 3/13/1930 On the sunny side of the street Bernie Cummins ; New Yorker Hotel Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-59634 10-in. 3/13/1930 Exactly like you Bernie Cummins ; New Yorker Hotel Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBVE-61003 10-in. 7/29/1930 Go home and tell your mother Bobby Burns ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBVE-61004 10-in. 7/29/1930 I'm doin' that thing Ambassador Trio ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-62374 10-in. 7/28/1930 Go home and tell your mother Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-62377 10-in. 8/8/1930 One more waltz Stan Jacobsen ; Ted Fiorito Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-62391 10-in. 8/19/1930 I'm learning a lot from you Johnny Johnson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-63679 10-in. 9/29/1930 Go home and tell your mother Frank E. Banta Piano solo composer  
Victor BVE-64379 10-in. 11/26/1930 Blue again Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Sid Garry Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor 65430 10-in. 3/23/1932 Canção de amor cubano Almirantes ; Harry Kosarin ; Alda Verona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor 65984 10-in. 4/6/1934 Diga, diga, do Bando da Lua Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-67419 10-in. 1/26/1931 Blue again The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Victor PBVE-68327 10-in. 10/26/1931 Tramps at sea Lawrence Tibbett ; Stewart Wille Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor PBVE-68328 10-in. 10/28/1931 Cuban love song Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor PBVE-68533 10-in. 8/17/1933 Dinner at eight Art Jarrett Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band and male vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-69068 10-in. 12/10/1931 Cuban love song Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-69071 10-in. 12/12/1931 Cuban love song Lawrence Tibbett ; Stewart Wille Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with prerecorded baritone vocal part and orchestra composer  
Victor BRC-70208 10-in. 9/3/1931 How's your uncle? Chick Bullock ; The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-70248 10-in. 9/18/1931 It's the darndest thing Chick Bullock ; High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy Jazz/dance band, with a male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-70249 10-in. 9/18/1931 Singin' the blues Chick Bullock ; High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy Jazz/dance band, with a male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-70616 10-in. 10/6/1931 Cuban love song Jack Fulton ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Romancers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio composer  
(Results 76-100 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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