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 151-175 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-98664 10-in. 1/21/1936 Lovely lady Vincent Lopez Orchestra ; Stanley Worth Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and whistling composer  
Victor BS-99086 10-in. 2/13/1936 It's great to be in love again Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-99724 10-in. 2/28/1936 It's great to be in love again Don Darcy ; Louis King Garcia Swing Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-101671 10-in. 6/5/1936 Let's sing again Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-102430 10-in. 8/7/1936 Picture me without you Charles Chester ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-102765 10-in. 6/21/1936 Let's sing again Bob Pope Orchestra ; Nolan Canova Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-102978 10-in. 7/27/1936 Picture me without you Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-02161 10-in. 10/16/1936 There's something in the air Al Bowlly ; Ray Noble Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-02162 10-in. 10/16/1936 Where the lazy river goes by Al Bowlly ; Ray Noble Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-03005 10-in. 11/5/1936 Where are you Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-03008 10-in. 11/5/1936 Foolish feelings Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-03086 10-in. 11/24/1936 Jamboree Three Esquires ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio composer  
Victor BS-03206 10-in. 11/12/1936 Where the lazy river goes by Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-03210 10-in. 11/12/1936 There's something in the air Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-03246 10-in. 11/18/1936 Where are you? Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-03247 10-in. 11/18/1936 That foolish feeling Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-04951 10-in. 2/22/1937 Did anyone ever tell you? Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-04952 10-in. 2/22/1937 When love is young Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-06850 10-in. 4/8/1937 Top of the town Clarence Williams’ Washboard Band ; Eva Taylor Washboard band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-07130 10-in. 2/18/1937 When love is young Hotel Charlotte Orchestra ; Jimmie Livingston ; Al Stanland Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-07131 10-in. 2/18/1937 Did anyone ever tell you? Hotel Charlotte Orchestra ; Jimmie Livingston ; Al Stanland Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-07788 10-in. 4/13/1937 Exactly like you Kay Thompson Orchestra ; Rhythm Singers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-07864 10-in. 4/26/1937 On the sunny side of the street Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-09690 10-in. 9/6/1937 I can't give you anything but love, baby Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-011742 10-in. 8/19/1937 Where are you Ben Cutler Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 151-175 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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