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 126-150 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-89518 10-in. 4/4/1935 Hooray for love Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-89520 10-in. 4/5/1935 I'm livin' in a great big way Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-89521 10-in. 4/5/1935 I'm in love all over again Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-89522 10-in. 4/5/1935 Music in my heart Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-89533 10-in. 4/9/1935 Hooray for love Vi Mele ; Playboys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-89534 10-in. 4/9/1935 You're an angel Walter Botsford ; Vi Mele ; Playboys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-89535 10-in. 4/9/1935 I'm livin' in a great big way Walter Botsford ; Vi Mele ; Playboys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-89536 10-in. 4/9/1935 Music in my heart Walter Botsford ; Vi Mele ; Playboys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-89537 10-in. 4/9/1935 I'm in love all over again Walter Botsford ; Vi Mele ; Playboys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-89702 10-in. 4/29/1935 Ev'ry little moment Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-91139 10-in. 6/5/1935 Ev'ry little moment Ben Bensman ; Art Kassel ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra ; Thal Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BS-92590 10-in. 7/10/1935 I feel a song comin' on King’s Men ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet composer  
Victor BS-92591 10-in. 7/10/1935 I'm in the mood for love Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-92733 10-in. 7/18/1935 I'm in the mood for love Frank Dailey ; Nancy Flake ; Meadowbrook Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-92735 10-in. 7/18/1935 I feel a song comin' on Frank Dailey ; Howard Du Lani ; Meadowbrook Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-95026 10-in. 9/13/1935 I can't give you anything but love baby Ramona and Her Gang Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-97773 10-in. 8/26/1936 Exactly like you Benny Goodman Trio ; Lionel Hampton Jazz/dance trio, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98153 10-in. 11/26/1935 With all my heart California Ramblers ; Ted Wallace Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98173 10-in. 11/29/1935 I've got my fingers crossed Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98174 10-in. 11/29/1935 Spreadin' rhythm around Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98359 10-in. 12/9/1935 With all my heart Al Bowlly ; Ray Noble Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98367 10-in. 12/13/1935 Lovely lady Buddy Gately ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98369 10-in. 12/13/1935 I'm shooting high Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98600 10-in. 12/27/1935 I'm shooting high Bill Dillard ; Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98601 10-in. 12/27/1935 I've got my fingers crossed Bill Dillard ; Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 126-150 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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