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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 February 6th, 1990 (Rancho Mirage)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1946

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

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 82 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-042778 10-in. 10/3/1939 I thought about you Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-042780 10-in. 10/3/1939 Blue rain Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-042781 10-in. 10/3/1939 Can I help it? Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-042919 10-in. 10/9/1939 Make with the kisses Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-042926 10-in. 10/9/1939 Speaking of heaven Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-042980 10-in. 10/18/1939 I thought about you Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-043314 10-in. 10/25/1939 Make with the kisses Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-043957 10-in. 12/5/1939 Blue rain Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-044254 10-in. 11/24/1939 Darn that dream Anita Boyer ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-045710 10-in. 12/1/1939 Darn that dream Blue Barron ; Russ Carlyle Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-045712 10-in. 12/1/1939 Peace, brother! Blue Barron ; Charlie Fischer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-046039 10-in. 12/28/1939 Darn that dream Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-047067 10-in. 2/19/1940 Imagination Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047068 10-in. 2/19/1940 Shake down the stars Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047093 10-in. 2/24/1940 Polka dots and moonbeams Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047706 10-in. 2/26/1940 Shake down the stars Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047747 10-in. 3/4/1940 Polka dots and moonbeams Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047748 10-in. 3/4/1940 My! My! The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-048102 10-in. 3/11/1940 Polka dots and moonbeams Dick Todd Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-048430 10-in. 3/25/1940 Imagination Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048471 10-in. 3/28/1940 Imagination Dinah Shore ; Paul Wetstein Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-048473 10-in. 3/28/1940 Shake down the stars Dinah Shore ; Paul Wetstein Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-048740 10-in. 4/8/1940 They ought to write a book about you Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048913 10-in. 4/17/1940 You think of everything Californians ; Abe Lyman ; Frank Parrish Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-048917 10-in. 4/17/1940 Eleanor, I adore you Californians ; Abe Lyman ; Frank Parrish Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 26-50 of 82 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Van Heusen, Jimmy," accessed December 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592.

Van Heusen, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592.

"Van Heusen, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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