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 Covered by
My Kind of Town Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (11 artists)
I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (7 artists)
The September of My Years Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra Andre Kostelanetz & His Orchestra
Welcome to My Dream Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby (8 artists)
Nancy (With the Laughing Face) Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers Frank Sinatra (44 artists)
Who Was That Lady? Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Dean Martin Dean Martin with The Capitol Studio Orchestra
Call Me Irresponsible Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Jackie Gleason (23 artists)
Ring-a-Ding Ding! Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (2 artists)
The Secret of Christmas Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with Frank De Vol and His Orchestra (6 artists)
But Beautiful Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby (109 artists)
Where Love Has Gone Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Jack Jones (2 artists)
You're Dangerous Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra John Kincade
I Thought About You Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen Benny Goodman and His Orchestra (109 artists)
The Last Dance Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (4 artists)
High Hopes Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (9 artists)
Ain't That a Kick in the Head Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Dean Martin (11 artists)
Polka Dots and Moon Beams Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (85 artists)
Suddenly It's Spring Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Ginger Rogers and Don Loper (22 artists)
Here's That Rainy Day Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Dolores Gray (118 artists)
Swinging on a Star Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with Williams Brothers (34 artists)
Only the Lonely Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra, Orchestra Conducted by Nelson Riddle (14 artists)
Personality Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Dorothy Lamour (10 artists)
Prelude: Thoroughly Modern Millie Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Julie Andrews Toots Thielemans and His Orchestra
Oh! You Crazy Moon Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (18 artists)
I Could Have Told You Carl Sigman, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (16 artists)
Imagination Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Jan Savitt & His Orchestra (86 artists)
Like Someone in Love Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Dinah Shore (110 artists)
(Love Is) The Tender Trap Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Debbie Reynolds (19 artists)
Everybody Has the Right to Be Wrong (At Least Once) Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (3 artists)
The Second Time Around Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby (33 artists)
Love and Marriage Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (11 artists)
It's Always You Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby (13 artists)
Life Is So Peculiar Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby and Peggy Lee (10 artists)
Moonlight Becomes You Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby (45 artists)
As Long as I'm Dreaming Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (6 artists)
It Could Happen to You Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Fred MacMurray & Dorothy Lamour (121 artists)
Come Fly With Me Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (22 artists)
All My Tomorrows Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (26 artists)
Deep in a Dream Jimmy Van Heusen, Eddie DeLange Bob Crosby and His Orchestra (50 artists)
Busy Doing Nothing Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bing Crosby, William Bendix and Sir Cedric Hardwicke (5 artists)
Aren't You Glad You're You? Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Les Brown and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Doris Day (30 artists)
Darn That Dream Jimmy Van Heusen, Eddie DeLange Benny Goodman and His Orchestra (93 artists)
Do You Know Why Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen Bob Crosby and His Orchestra (2 artists)
Come Dance With Me Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (2 artists)
All the Way Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen Frank Sinatra (76 artists)

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
High Hopes Mark Doyle & Friends 2002 SCF Records
The Jimmy Van Heusen Anthology Volume One Joe Derise 1987 Audiophile
Jump Presents the Music of Jimmy Van Heusen Rebecca Kilgore, Keith Ingham, Dan Barrett, Bob Reitmeier, Nicki Parrott 2005 Jump Records
Here's That Rainy Day Stephanie Haynes with The Cedar Walton Trio 1989 Trend Records
Shake Down the Stars - The Music of Jimmy Van Heusen Vic Lewis West Coast All Stars 1993 Candid
The Dave Pell Octet Plays Burke & Van Heusen The Dave Pell Octet 1956 Kapp Records
Songs by Burke and Van Heusen Lena Horne 1959 RCA Victor
The Jimmy Van Heusen Anthology, Volume Three Joe Derise 1987 Audiophile
Johnny Smith Plays Jimmy Van Heusen Johnny Smith 1955 Roost [ Royal Roost ]

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