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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 51-75 of 82 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-049053 10-in. 3/26/1940 They ought to write a book about you Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-050589 10-in. 5/16/1940 All this and heaven too Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Larry Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-050617 10-in. 5/8/1940 When the spirit moves me Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-050851 10-in. 5/23/1940 You think of ev'rything Connie Haines ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-050852 10-in. 5/23/1940 All this and heaven too Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-050893 10-in. 5/29/1940 All this and heaven too Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-051549 10-in. 6/21/1940 Looking for yesterday Gray Gordon ; Art Perry ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-055110 10-in. 10/16/1940 Do you know why Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-055111 10-in. 10/16/1940 Isn't that just like love Connie Haines ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-055563 10-in. 8/29/1940 Looking for yesterday Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056497 10-in. 10/16/1940 Dearest, darest I Kay Little ; Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-057611 10-in. 11/8/1940 Isn't that just like love? Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-057613 10-in. 11/8/1940 Do you know why? Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-057646 10-in. 11/14/1940 Do you know why Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-058877 10-in. 1/15/1941 You lucky people, you Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-058878 10-in. 1/15/1941 Birds of a feather Connie Haines ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-058879 10-in. 1/15/1941 It's always you Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-058880 10-in. 1/15/1941 You're dangerous Connie Haines ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-060619 10-in. 2/4/1941 You're dangerous Bob Chester Orchestra ; Bill Darnell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-060620 10-in. 2/4/1941 You lucky people, you Bob Chester Orchestra ; Bill Darnell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-060624 10-in. 2/5/1941 It's always you Yvette Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-060915 10-in. 2/20/1941 It's always you Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-066553 10-in. 4/9/1942 Just plain lonesome Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Stuart Wade Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet composer  
Victor BS-068011 10-in. 10/21/1941 Humpty Dumpty heart Art Jarrett Orchestra ; Gale Robbins Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-068012 10-in. 10/21/1941 How long did I dream? Art Jarrett Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 51-75 of 82 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Van Heusen, Jimmy," accessed December 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592.

Van Heusen, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592.

"Van Heusen, 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/105592

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