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 101-125 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor LBVE-70626 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 11/27/1931 Cuban love song [from The Cuban love song) Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BRC-70964 10-in. 12/3/1931 Cuban love song Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BSHQ-72838 10-in. 6/2/1932 Good-bye blues Roane's Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solos and vocal chorus songwriter  
Victor BS-74906 10-in. 1/12/1933 Hey! Young fella Glen Gray Orchestra ; Walter Hunt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-75487 10-in. 4/27/1933 In the little white church on the hill Merry Macs Soprano and male vocal trio, with piano composer  
Victor BS-75788 10-in. 4/11/1933 In the little white church on the hill Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with piano and guitar composer  
Victor BS-75945 10-in. 7/27/1933 In the little white church on the hill The Vagabonds Male vocal trio, with guitar composer  
Victor BS-75982 10-in. 7/29/1933 I can't give you anything but love, baby King's Jesters Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-76300 10-in. 6/28/1933 In the little white church on the hill James Melton Male vocal solo, with pipe organ composer  
Victor BS-76605 10-in. 7/7/1933 Don't blame me Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-76619 10-in. 7/11/1933 Don't blame me Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Howard Phillips Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-78059 10-in. 10/2/1933 Dinner at eight Ernie Holst ; Hotel Lexington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-78070 10-in. 10/3/1933 Dinner at eight Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Frank Luther Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-78518 10-in. 11/8/1933 My dancing lady Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-81730 10-in. 2/21/1934 Digga digga doo The Three Scamps Vocal and instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-82550 10-in. 5/24/1934 Thank you for a lovely evening Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-82582 10-in. 6/1/1934 Thank you for a lovely evening Tom Berwick Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-83974 10-in. 2/15/1935 Lovely to look at Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-84071 10-in. 8/30/1934 Lost in a fog Gloria Grafton Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-84242 10-in. 9/9/1934 Lost in a fog Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-84250 10-in. 9/10/1934 Lost in a fog Angelo Ferdinando ; Hotel Great Northern Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-85823 10-in. 4/12/1935 You're an angel Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-85827 10-in. 4/12/1935 Music in my heart Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-88990 10-in. 6/24/1935 Take it easy Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-89517 10-in. 4/4/1935 I'm livin' in a great big way Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Buddy Clark Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 101-125 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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