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 201-225 of 584 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-026611 10-in. 8/17/1938 For the first time Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-026615 10-in. 8/17/1938 Heigh-ho, the merry-o Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-028774 10-in. 10/29/1938 My own Vernon Geyer Electric organ solo composer  
Victor BS-030146 10-in. 11/22/1938 Diga-diga doo Tito and his Swingtette Instrumental quintet composer  
Victor BS-030768 10-in. 12/27/1938 Diga-diga doo Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-031488 10-in. 1/16/1939 Cuban love song Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor 033128 10-in. 7/25/1939 Venha à América do Sul Aracy de Almeida Female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-Test-033994 16-in. 3/6/1939 I can't give you anything but love Gene Austin ; Fats Waller Male vocal solo and electric organ, with guitar and string bass composer  
Victor PBS-036064 10-in. 3/22/1939 I can't give you anything but love Gloria King Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble composer  
Victor BS-036994 10-in. 5/29/1939 We can live on love (We haven't got a pot to cook in) Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; The Three Barons Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BS-036997 10-in. 5/29/1939 South American way Jimmy Brown ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-037134 10-in. 5/22/1939 Rendezvous in Paree Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-037136 10-in. 5/22/1939 Is it possible Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037148 10-in. 5/24/1939 Rendezvous time in Paree Leonard W. Joy ; Jean Sablon Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-037149 10-in. 5/24/1939 Is it possible? Leonard W. Joy ; Jean Sablon Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037150 10-in. 5/24/1939 We can live on love (We haven't got a pot to cook in) Leonard W. Joy ; Jean Sablon Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-037151 10-in. 5/24/1939 South American way Leonard W. Joy ; Jean Sablon Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-037154 10-in. 5/25/1939 Rendezvous time in Paree Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037155 10-in. 5/25/1939 We can live on love (We haven't got a pot to cook in) Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037408 10-in. 6/1/1939 South American way Harriet Hilliard ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037410 10-in. 6/1/1939 Is it possible? Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037687 10-in. 6/26/1939 Danger in the dark Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Larry Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-041976 10-in. 9/6/1939 When my sugar walks down the street Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-043351 10-in. 11/3/1939 I can't give you anything but love, baby Una Mae Carlisle ; Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet (take 1); with male vocal solo (take 2) composer  
Victor BS-047094 10-in. 2/24/1940 My! my! Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
(Results 201-225 of 584 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McHugh, Jimmy," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

McHugh, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103080.

"McHugh, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.

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