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 176-200 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-013032 10-in. 8/6/1937 I can't give you anything but love, baby Swing Billies Male vocal ensemble, with string band composer  
Victor BS-013350 10-in. 9/7/1937 You're my dish Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-013351 10-in. 9/7/1937 More power to you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-013510 10-in. 9/9/1937 More power to you Shirley Brown ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-013515 10-in. 9/9/1937 You're my dish Shirley Brown ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-014680 10-in. 10/14/1937 You're a sweetheart Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor MBS-015354 10-in. before 10/5/1938 Me gusta silbar Marimba Guatemalteca "Los Chatos" Marimba band composer  
Victor BS-015527 10-in. 10/21/1937 You're a sweetheart Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-015528 10-in. 10/21/1937 This never happened before Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-015532 10-in. 10/21/1937 Let's give love another chance Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-017058 10-in. 11/16/1937 Let's give love another chance Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Lee Sullivan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-017059 10-in. 11/16/1937 This never happened before Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Lee Sullivan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-017778 10-in. 12/28/1937 You're a sweetheart Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-018119 10-in. 1/7/1938 A serenade to the stars Elmer Feldkamp ; Freddy Martin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-018415 10-in. 1/26/1938 A serenade to the stars Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Gail Reese Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-019346 10-in. 6/22/1938 My own Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-019419 10-in. 7/9/1938 My own Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-019421 10-in. 7/9/1938 You're as pretty as a picture Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-021151 10-in. 3/11/1938 I love to whistle Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-021429 10-in. 3/11/1938 I love to whistle Frank Dailey ; Stop and Go Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio composer  
Victor BS-022933 10-in. 4/28/1938 When the stars go to sleep Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-024084 10-in. 7/24/1938 I can't believe that you're in love with me Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-025877 10-in. 10/12/1938 I must have that man Benny Goodman Trio Jazz/dance trio composer  
Victor BS-026601 10-in. 8/15/1938 For the first time Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-026606 10-in. 8/15/1938 Heigh-ho, the merry-o Jimmy Brown ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 176-200 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed December 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 December 2021.

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