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|
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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