Bernard D. Hanighen (April 27, 1908 in Omaha, Nebraska – October 19, 1976 in New York City, New York) Attended Hackley School (Tarrytown, New York) - Class of 1926, also attended Harvard University - Class of 1930. He was an American songwriter and record producer best known for "When a Woman Loves a Man" and writing lyrics to the jazz composition "'Round Midnight" which was composed by jazz musician Thelonious Monk. Hanighen also worked with Clarence Williams and Johnny Mercer.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 27, 1908 (Omaha), Died October 19, 1976
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1946
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-78573||10-in.||11/22/1933||My old man||Hotel McAlpin Orchestra ; Sam Robbins||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-81715||10-in.||2/16/1934||Fare-thee-well to Harlem||Johnny Mercer ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Jack Teagarden||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||composer|
|Victor||BS-81957||10-in.||3/19/1934||When a woman loves a man||Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-82313||10-in.||4/13/1934||When a woman loves a man||De Marco Sisters ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BS-83613||10-in.||7/23/1934||Here come the British||Don Mayfield and his Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-84011||10-in.||8/18/1934||Here come the British||Johnny Hauser ; Peggy Healy ; Johnny Mercer ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio||composer|
|Victor||BS-85268||10-in.||1/16/1935||If the moon turns green||Art Kassel ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra ; Norman Ruvell||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-87445||10-in.||1/23/1935||If the moon turns green||Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Ramona||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-89519||10-in.||4/4/1935||The Dixieland band||Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-96500||10-in.||11/22/1935||Yankee Doodle never went to town||Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-98123||10-in.||11/15/1935||Yankee Doodle never went to town||Dolly Dawn and her Dawn Patrol||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||PBS-09688||10-in.||9/6/1937||Bob White||Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-017493||10-in.||12/9/1937||Bob White||Shep Fields ; Bobby Goday ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||PBS-019427||10-in.||7/11/1938||As long as you live (You'll be dead if you die)||Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-021189||10-in.||3/18/1938||The week end of a private secretary||Carlotta Dale ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-035713||10-in.||4/7/1939||Show your linen Miss Richardson||Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Johnny Mercer||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-036809||10-in.||4/25/1939||Show your linen, Miss Richardson||Smoothies||Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-037681||10-in.||6/23/1939||The little man who wasn't there||Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Ford Leary||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-038263||10-in.||7/12/1939||The little man who wasn't there||Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-047705||10-in.||2/26/1940||I get a kick outa corn||Ford Leary Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-060917||10-in.||2/20/1941||The air minded executive||Tex Beneke ; Dorothy Claire ; Glenn Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet||composer|
|Columbia||W152718||10-in.||2/23/1934||Fare-thee-well to Harlem||Benny Morton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Decca||73413||3/4/1946||See the monkey||Mary Martin||lyricist|
|Decca||73414||3/4/1946||Where are you||Mary Martin||lyricist|
|Decca||73415||3/4/1946||Vision song/Bitter harvest||Mary Martin||lyricist|
|Decca||73416||3/4/1946||Mountain high, valley low||Mary Martin||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hanighen, Bernie," accessed October 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108341.
Hanighen, Bernie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108341.
"Hanighen, Bernie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 October 2022.
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