Joseph McCarthy

Thomas Joseph McCarthy (September 27, 1885 – December 18, 1943) was an American lyricist whose most famous songs include "You Made Me Love You", and "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows", from the now-forgotten Oh, Look! (1918), starring the Dolly Sisters, based upon the haunting melody from the middle section of Chopin's Fantaisie-Impromptu.

Born in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States, McCarthy was a frequent collaborator of composers Harry Tierney and Fred Fisher. He was the director of ASCAP from 1921 to 1929.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 27, 1885 (Somerville), Died December 18, 1943 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 126-150 of 294 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 19539 10-in. 8/16/1911 In all my dreams, I dream of you Frank Coombs ; William H. Thompson Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19656 10-in. 11/8/1911 Honey man Dolly Connolly Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38199 10-in. 8/12/1912 That's how I need you Manuel Romain Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38318 10-in. 10/8/1912 When I get you alone tonight Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38597 10-in. 1/27/1913 Melinda's wedding day Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38612 10-in. 2/5/1913 Billy, Billy, bounce your baby doll Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38667 10-in. 2/28/1913 Then I'll stop loving you Henry Burr ; Edgar Stoddard Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38853 10-in. 5/16/1913 I love her, oh! Oh! Oh! Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38902 10-in. 6/4/1913 You made me love you Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38903 10-in. 6/4/1913 That little German band Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39036 10-in. 10/10/1913 She's waiting for you to love her all the time Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39127 10-in. 12/1/1913 I'm crying just for you Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39129 10-in. 12/2/1913 I miss you most of all Manuel Romain Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39156 10-in. 12/18/1913 While they were dancing around Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39269 10-in. 3/9/1914 If I had someone at home like you Elida Morris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39392 10-in. 5/20/1914 They had to swim back to the shore Ada Jones ; Billy Watkins Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39633 10-in. 11/24/1914 The A.O.H.'s of the U.S.A. Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39789 10-in. 1/22/1915 There's a little spark of love still burning Ernest Aldwell ; Charles Harrison Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39885 10-in. 2/23/1915 I want to go to Tokio Henry Burr ; Frances Fisher Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39975 10-in. 3/22/1915 My own Venetian rose Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 45558 10-in. 4/16/1915 If we can't be the same old sweethearts, we'll just be the same old friends Rose Bryant ; Henry Burr Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 45759 10-in. 6/10/1915 Norway Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 45870 10-in. 7/20/1915 All I can do is just love you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 45941 10-in. 8/12/1915 Bounce me John, I've rubber heels on Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 46049 10-in. 9/23/1915 Beatrice Fairfax, tell me what to do Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 126-150 of 294 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McCarthy, Joseph," accessed April 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108742.

McCarthy, Joseph. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108742.

"McCarthy, Joseph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 April 2024.

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