Artist

Jimmy Van Heusen

Jimmy Van Heusen
Real name
Edward Chester Babcock
Born
January 26, 1913
Died
February 7, 1990
Country
United States
Comments
Composer of popular music and pianist. In his career, among other honors, Van Heusen was nominated ten times for the Academy Award for Best Song in a Motion Picture, winning four times. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971.
See also
Mr. Music
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Songs written by Jimmy Van Heusen

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
My Kind of Town Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra 1964 (12 artists)
I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra October 1965 (8 artists)
The September of My Years Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra August 1965 (2 artists)
Welcome to My Dream Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby February 27, 1946 (performance date) (8 artists)
Nancy (With the Laughing Face) Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers Frank Sinatra 1945 (48 artists)
Who Was That Lady? Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Dean Martin 1959 Dean Martin with The Capitol Studio Orchestra
Call Me Irresponsible Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Jackie Gleason March 6, 1963 (performance date) (25 artists)
Ring-a-Ding Ding! Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra 1961 (2 artists)
The Secret of Christmas Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with Frank De Vol and His Orchestra October 1959 (6 artists)
But Beautiful Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby December 25, 1947 (performance date) (119 artists)
Where Love Has Gone Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Jack Jones 1964 (2 artists)
You're Dangerous Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 1941 John Kincade
I Thought About You Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 1939 (122 artists)
The Last Dance Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra January 1959 (6 artists)
High Hopes Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra June 1959 (9 artists)
Ain't That a Kick in the Head Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Dean Martin 1960 (12 artists)
Polka Dots and Moon Beams Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1940 (94 artists)
Suddenly It's Spring Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Ginger Rogers and Don Loper February 9, 1944 (performance date) (23 artists)
Here's That Rainy Day Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Dolores Gray September 8, 1953 (performance date) (128 artists)
Swinging on a Star Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with Williams Brothers 1944 (34 artists)
Only the Lonely Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra, Orchestra Conducted by Nelson Riddle 1958 (15 artists)
Personality Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Dorothy Lamour February 27, 1946 (performance date) (11 artists)
Prelude: Thoroughly Modern Millie Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Julie Andrews 1967 (2 artists)
Oh! You Crazy Moon Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 (19 artists)
I Could Have Told You Carl Sigman, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra 1954 (17 artists)
Imagination Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Jan Savitt & His Orchestra 1940 (92 artists)
Like Someone in Love Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Dinah Shore December 27, 1944 (performance date) (118 artists)
(Love Is) The Tender Trap Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Debbie Reynolds 1955 (performance date) (22 artists)
Everybody Has the Right to Be Wrong (At Least Once) Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra October 1965 (3 artists)
The Second Time Around Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby September 16, 1960 (performance date) (38 artists)
Love and Marriage Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra September 1955 (11 artists)
It's Always You Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby April 11, 1941 (performance date) (13 artists)
Life Is So Peculiar Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby and Peggy Lee December 8, 1950 (performance date) (10 artists)
Moonlight Becomes You Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby 1942 (47 artists)
As Long as I'm Dreaming Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 1947 (6 artists)
It Could Happen to You Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Fred MacMurray & Dorothy Lamour April 25, 1944 (performance date) (129 artists)
Come Fly With Me Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra January 1958 (25 artists)
All My Tomorrows Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra 1959 (performance date) (26 artists)
Deep in a Dream Jimmy Van Heusen, Eddie DeLange Bob Crosby and His Orchestra 1938 (51 artists)
Busy Doing Nothing Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby, William Bendix and Sir Cedric Hardwicke 1949 (5 artists)
Aren't You Glad You're You? Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Les Brown and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Doris Day 1945 (31 artists)
Darn That Dream Jimmy Van Heusen, Eddie DeLange Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 1939 (100 artists)
Do You Know Why Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bob Crosby and His Orchestra October 14, 1940 (3 artists)
Come Dance With Me Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra January 1959 (3 artists)
All the Way Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra 1957 (81 artists)