McHugh, Jimmy and Dorothy Fields: two early hits and six standards, 1928 to 1935

 

I Must Have That Man

Gay Ellis* & her Novelty Orchestra — 1928 — *pseudonym used by Annette Hanshaw 

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Adelaide Hall – 1928

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Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra — recorded 15 November 1928, New York

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Ben Selvin Orchestra (as The Knickerbockers, one of many names Selvin recorded under), Vaughn DeLeath (v) – 1928

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Grace Hayes1928

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Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra, vocal: Billie Holiday 1937 – Benny Goodman, clarinet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Buck Clayton, trumpet; Teddy Wilson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; and Jo Jones drums

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Benny Goodman Trio — 1938

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Abbey Lincoln with the “Riverside Jazz Stars” — from the 1957 LP That’s Him!

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Abbey Lincoln with Hank Jones (p), J.J.Johnson (tb), 1994

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1930

Exactly Like You was introduced by Harry Richman and Gertrude Lawrence in the 1930 Broadway show Lew Leslie’s International Revue which also featured McHugh and Fields’s “On the Sunny Side of the Street”. – Wikipedia

1932

Don’t Blame Me was introduced in the musical revue Clowns in Clover at Chicago’s Apollo Theater by Walter Woolf King.

1935

I’m in the Mood for Love was introduced by Frances Langford in the 1935 film Every Night at Eight.


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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. mark
    Jan 11, 2011 @ 11:02:57

    great site ! Thanks for providing it .

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  2. fleadoc
    Mar 20, 2011 @ 12:09:18

    nice

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  3. Stuart Macdonald
    Jan 01, 2019 @ 11:55:50

    Still looking forPorgy by Fields&McHugh

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