Jimmy McHugh

Jimmy McHugh
Real name
James Francis McHugh
Born
July 10, 1894
Died
May 23, 1969
Country
United States
IPI
00018926468
00014552117
Comments
One of the composers of "The Great American Songbook".
See also
I Can't Give You Anything but Love (Baby)
Buy

Added by Denis

Songs written by Jimmy McHugh

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Frank Sinatra December 1943 Covered by (56 artists)
Can't Get Out of This Mood Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh Ginny Simms with Freddy Martin and His Orchestra November 13, 1942 Covered by (35 artists)
Collegiana Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Broadway Broadcasters 1927 Covered by (2 artists)
Comin' In on a Wing and a Prayer Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson The Song Spinners 1943 Covered by (8 artists)
Cuban Love Song Dorothy Fields, Herbert Stothart, Jimmy McHugh Lawrence Tibett December 5, 1931 Covered by (15 artists)
Diga Diga Do Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Duke Ellington and His Orchestra 1928 Covered by (65 artists)
Doin' the New Low Down Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Bill Robinson [1] May 9, 1928 Covered by (35 artists)
Don't Blame Me Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Walter Woolf King 1932 Covered by (175 artists)
Exactly Like You Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Harry Richman February 25, 1930 Covered by (185 artists)
I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me Jimmy McHugh, Clarence Gaskill Dolores Valesco 1927 Covered by (122 artists)
I Can't Give You Anything but Love (Baby) Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Aida Ward and Willard McLean May 9, 1928 Covered by (240 artists)
I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Frank Sinatra January 1944 Covered by (11 artists)
I Didn't Mean a Word I Said Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye January 1946 Covered by (10 artists)
I Feel a Song Coming On Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh, George Oppenheimer Harry Barris and His Band August 2, 1935 Covered by (11 artists)
I Got Lucky in the Rain Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Bill Callahan, Betty Jane Watson and Ensemble November 13, 1948 Covered by (2 artists)
I'm in the Mood for Love Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Frances Langford August 2, 1935 Covered by (204 artists)
I'm Shooting High Jimmy McHugh, Ted Koehler Fats Waller and Orchestra January 3, 1936 Covered by (29 artists)
I Must Have That Man Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Adelaide Hall May 9, 1928 Covered by (41 artists)
It's a Most Unusual Day Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Jane Powell July 28, 1948 Covered by (16 artists)
I've Got My Fingers Crossed Jimmy McHugh, Ted Koehler Fats Waller January 3, 1936 Covered by (4 artists)
Let's Get Lost Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh Mary Martin 1943 Covered by (39 artists)
Lovely to Look At Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers March 8, 1935 Covered by (13 artists)
Murder, He Says Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh Betty Hutton 1943 Covered by (8 artists)
My Fine-Feathered Friend Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Alice Faye December 26, 1937 Covered by (3 artists)
On the Sunny Side of the Street Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh Harry Richman February 25, 1930 Covered by (277 artists)
Say It Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh Covered by (14 artists)
South American Way Al Dubin, Jimmy McHugh Carmen Miranda, Milton Watson, Della Lind & The Hylton Sisters June 19, 1939 Covered by (9 artists)
Too Young to Go Steady Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Nat "King" Cole 1956 Covered by (30 artists)
Warm and Willing Jimmy McHugh, Ray Evans, Jay Livingston Christine Carère, Terry Moore and Barbara Eden August 14, 1959 Covered by (8 artists)
When My Sugar Walks Down the Street Gene Austin, Irving Mills, Jimmy McHugh McKenzie's Candy Kids 1925 Covered by (55 artists)
Where Are You? Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra December 1936 Covered by (70 artists)
You're a Sweetheart Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson Alice Faye December 26, 1937 Covered by (23 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
I Won't Dance Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh I Won't Dance Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Covered by (31 artists)

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening... Russ Morgan and His Orchestra 1957 Decca
Baker Plays McHugh Kenny Baker [2] 1958 Nixa [Pye Nixa]
I've Got My Fingers Crossed - A Celebration of Jimmy McHugh Daryl Sherman 1991 Audiophile
Jimmy McHugh in Hi-Fi Urbie Green and His Orchestra 1958 RCA Victor
Let's Get Lost Terence Blanchard May 22, 2001 Sony Classical
Let's Get Lost - The Songs of Jimmy McHugh Wesla Whitfield October 2000 HighNote
Oscar Peterson Plays Jimmy McHugh Oscar Peterson May 1955 Clef Records
Soft and Swinging - The Music of Jimmy McHugh André Previn His Piano and Orchestra 1964 Columbia
The Best of Jimmy McHugh Don Goldie on Trumpet featuring Dick Shepp on Jazz Violin 1977 Jazz Forum