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James Van Heusen

James "Jimmy" Van Heusen (born Edward Chester Babcock; January 26, 1913 – February 6, 1990) was an American composer. He wrote songs for films, television and theater, and won an Emmy and four Academy Awards for Best Original Song.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 26th, 1913 (Syracuse), Died Rancho Mirage

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1943

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-77698 10-in. 9/21/1933 Harlem hospitality Cab Calloway ; Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-019406 10-in. 7/7/1938 So help me (If I don't love you) Elmer Feldkamp ; Freddy Martin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-022414 10-in. 4/8/1938 It's the dreamer in me Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-022936 10-in. 4/28/1938 It's the dreamer in me Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-024024 10-in. 7/12/1938 So help me (If I don't love you) Disck Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-024067 10-in. 7/21/1938 Any time at all Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-026204 10-in. 10/25/1938 Deep in a dream Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-026613 10-in. 8/17/1938 When a prince of a fella meets a Cinderella Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-026870 10-in. 9/13/1938 When a prince of a fella meets a Cinderella Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Jayne Dover Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-027404 10-in. 9/26/1938 This is madness (To love like this) Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-027481 10-in. 10/10/1938 This is madness (To love like this) Dick Todd Baritone vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-028975 10-in. 11/17/1938 Deep in a dream Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-030761 10-in. 12/23/1938 Good for nuthin' but love Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-031533 10-in. 1/19/1939 Good for nothin' but love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-031549 10-in. 1/23/1939 Heaven can wait Jayne Dover ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-031802 10-in. 1/19/1939 Heaven can wait Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-036240 10-in. 6/5/1939 All I remember is you Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037139 10-in. 5/22/1939 All I remember is you Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037649 10-in. 6/15/1939 Oh! You crazy moon Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-038252 10-in. 7/11/1939 Oh! You crazy moon Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-040962 10-in. 10/13/1939 I thought about you Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-040982 10-in. 10/20/1939 Blue rain Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-041751 10-in. 10/10/1939 Speaking of heaven Clyde Burke ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-042716 10-in. 9/21/1939 Can I help it Terry Allen ; Larry Clinton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-042778 10-in. 10/3/1939 I thought about you Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Van Heusen, Jimmy," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592.

Van Heusen, Jimmy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592.

"Van Heusen, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592

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