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Hughie Prince

Hugh Durham Prince, also known as Hughie Prince, (9 August 1906 – 15 January 1960) was an American film composer and songwriter. He composed "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" with lyricist Don Raye for the movie comedy, Buck Privates, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song in 1942.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 9, 1906 (Greenville), Died January 15, 1960

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, vocalist

Notes: Also listed as Hugh Prince.

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-70196 10-in. 8/28/1931 Goin' to town Chick Bullock ; Luis Russell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BSHQ-73165 10-in. 8/4/1932 Sing (It's good for you) Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-042613 10-in. 8/28/1939 Vol vistu gaily star Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-042615 10-in. 8/28/1939 Alla en el rancho grande Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Hughie Prince Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-044312 10-in. 12/4/1939 Yodelin' jive Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047727 10-in. 2/29/1940 Let's have another one Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-049582 10-in. 3/28/1940 Sadie Hawkins' Day Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-050536 10-in. 5/8/1940 Rhumboogie Delta Rhythm Band ; Evelyn Poe ; Bob Zurke Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-051843 10-in. 7/11/1940 Rhumboogie Bob Chester Orchestra ; Al Stuart Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056107 10-in. 9/12/1940 Beat me Daddy, eight to a bar Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-058892 10-in. 1/20/1941 Boogie woogie bugle boy Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-058894 10-in. 1/20/1941 You're a lucky fellow, Mr.Smith Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor D6VB-2616 10-in. 8/6/1946 I guess I'll get the papers (and go home) Herbie Fields Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor D6VB-3502 10-in. 12/23/1946 It might have been a different story Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal ensemble and jazz/dance band songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Prince, Hughie," accessed April 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107338.

Prince, Hughie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107338.

"Prince, Hughie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107338

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