Hugh Charles

Hughie Charles (24 July 1907 – 6 October 1995), was an English songwriter and producer of musical theatre. Born Charles Hugh Owen Ferry in Manchester, he is best known for co-writing the songs "We'll Meet Again" and "There'll Always Be an England" with Ross Parker.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 24, 1907 (Manchester), Died October 6, 1995 (Eastbourne)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter

Notes: Also known as Hughie Charles. Given name: Charles Hugh Owen Ferry.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-027915 10-in. 10/14/1938 I won't tell a soul I love you Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-057058 10-in. 10/30/1940 We'll meet again Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-070481 10-in. 12/11/1941 Russian rose Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-073499 10-in. 4/1/1942 We'll meet again Hal McIntyre orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Gramophone 0ER310 10-in. 6/30/1938 I won't tell a soul I love you Roy Fox Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Gramophone 0EA8134 10-in. 10/25/1939 There'll always be an England Band of H. M. Coldstream Guards ; Dennis Noble ; James Causley Windram Band, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet songwriter  
Gramophone 0EA8679 10-in. 5/31/1940 A little king without a crown Joe Loss Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Gramophone 0EA9183 10-in. before May 1941 The king is still in London Joe Loss Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor (Canada) 8659 10-in. before 9/23/1940 There'll always be an England Eddie Allen ; Bob Farnon ; The Happy Gang ; Blain Mathé ; Bert Pearl ; Kathleen Stokes Male vocal solo, with male vocal trio, organ, and instrumental ensemble songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Charles, Hugh," accessed January 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111739.

Charles, Hugh. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111739.

"Charles, Hugh." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 January 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111739

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