James Cavanaugh

James Cavanaugh (New York City, 29 October 1892 - New York City 18 August 1967) was an American songwriter. Among his best known songs were "The Gaucho Serenade" (title track of the soundtrack to the Gene Autry movie Gaucho Serenade), and "Mississippi Mud" (1927) made popular by Bing Crosby, "Crosstown" (1940) co-written with John Redmond.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1892 (New York City), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-40846 10-in. 11/11/1927 That's Grandma Rhythm Boys Male vocal trio, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-48150 10-in. 11/12/1928 Ever since the movies learned to talk Walter O'Keefe Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-74876 10-in. 12/19/1932 Pan handle Pete Parker Gibbs ; Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal chorus songwriter  
Victor BS-75355 10-in. 3/3/1933 I like mountain music Elmo Tanner ; Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-76409 10-in. 6/7/1933 I like mountain music Kelly Brothers Guitar trio, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) lyricist  
Victor BS-76410 10-in. 6/7/1933 I like mountain music Master's Hawaiians Guitar trio, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) lyricist  
Victor BS-77986 10-in. 9/25/1933 That co-ed party Maurice Cross ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus songwriter  
Victor BS-81024 10-in. 1/3/1934 You're in my power (Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!) The Radio Rascals' Orchestra [Dick Robertson Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-81300 10-in. 1/24/1934 Mister Magician Hotel McAlpin Orchestra ; Sam Robbins Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-81798 10-in. 3/7/1934 Neighbors Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-81944 10-in. 3/16/1934 Mayor La Guard Burns and Reed Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-82337 10-in. 4/23/1934 Neighbors Angelo Ferdinando ; Hotel Great Northern Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-84926 10-in. 11/7/1934 Breakin' the ice Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-86447 10-in. 12/14/1934 Breakin' the ice George Gray ; Sepia Serenaders Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-88613 10-in. 2/11/1935 Why have a falling out (Just when we're falling in love) Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-92993 10-in. 8/20/1935 Woe! Is me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-0219 10-in. 8/20/1936 And they said it wouldn't last! Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-0978 10-in. 10/15/1936 One hour for lunch Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and piano solo songwriter  
Victor BS-03558 10-in. 12/10/1936 The Cuban cabby Dick Stabile Orchestra ; Burt Shaw Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-022477 10-in. 4/20/1938 Good evenin', good lookin' Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-030313 10-in. 11/25/1938 The umbrella man Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band ; Three Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BS-030332 10-in. 11/30/1938 The umbrella man Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; The Three Barons Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio and vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BS-033682 10-in. 2/20/1939 El parag├╝ero (Vals) Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band lyricist  
Victor BS-035375 10-in. 3/29/1939 Eagle Eye Finkle Elisse Cooper ; Eddie De Lange Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-035734 10-in. 4/11/1939 Whistling in the Wildwood Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Charles Wilson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cavanaugh, James," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111747.

Cavanaugh, James. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111747.

"Cavanaugh, James." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

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