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

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 176-200 of 294 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 49729 12-in. 12/30/1919 Vocal gems from Irene Columbia Light Opera Company Mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W143464 10-in. 2/11/1927 Rio Rita Charles Kaley ; The Knickerbockers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W143465 10-in. 2/11/1927 The kinkajou The Knickerbockers ; Johnny Marvin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 143546 10-in. 2/28/1927 Rio Rita Sid Garry Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 143594 10-in. 3/4/1927 If you're in love, you'll waltz Jack Wilson ; WMCA Broadcasters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146213 10-in. 4/27/1928 They go wild, simply wild over me Leake County Revelers String band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146458 10-in. 6/19/1928 Alice blue gown George McMurphy Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia 146927 10-in. 8/29/1928 Right out of heaven Rudy Vallée ; Sleepy Ward ; Yale Collegians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 146928 10-in. 8/29/1928 Dream sweetheart Rudy Vallée ; Yale Collegians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 146930 10-in. 8/30/1928 Salaaming the rajah Musical Comedy Orchestra [Rudy Vallée and his Yale Collegians] ; Robert Wood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 146931 10-in. 8/30/1928 Lady whippoorwill George Morrow ; Rudy Vallée ; Yale Collegians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146936 10-in. 8/31/1928 Lady whippoorwill Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia W146937 10-in. 8/31/1928 Right out of heaven Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia W148810 10-in. 7/12/1929 Through (How can you say we're through) Ed Lowry Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W148933 10-in. 8/23/1929 Through! (How can you say we're through) Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149058 10-in. 9/26/1929 Sweetheart, we need each other Charlie Lawman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W149059 10-in. 9/26/1929 You're always in my arms Charlie Lawman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W149630 10-in. 12/30/1929 Wrapped in a red, red rose Charlie Lawman Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 149669 10-in. 12/4/1929 Sweetheart, we need each other Lester Cortes ; Jerome Conrad Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 149670 10-in. 12/4/1929 You're always in my arms (But only in my dreams) Lester Cortes ; Jerome Conrad Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia [W]149713 10-in. 12/12/1929 Through! (How can you say we're through?) Lloyd Keating and his Music ; Jack Lord Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W150097 10-in. 3/19/1930 I feel you near me Robert Simmons Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W150192 10-in. 4/9/1930 I'm in the market for you The Columbia Photo Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W150417 10-in. 5/14/1930 I feel you near me Alfred O'Shea Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W150419 10-in. 5/14/1930 Song o' my heart Alfred O'Shea Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 176-200 of 294 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McCarthy, Joseph," accessed April 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108742.

McCarthy, Joseph. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108742.

"McCarthy, Joseph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108742

Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.