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Chummy MacGregor

John Chalmers MacGregor (March 28, 1903 – March 9, 1973), better known as Chummy MacGregor, a musician and composer, was the pianist in The Glenn Miller Orchestra from 1936 to 1942. He composed the songs "Moon Dreams", "It Must Be Jelly ('Cause Jam Don't Shake Like That)", "I Sustain the Wings", "Doin' the Jive", "Sold American", "Cutesie Pie" in 1932 with Bing Crosby and Red Standex, and "Slumber Song".

Birth and Death Data: Born March 28th, 1903 (Saginaw), Died 1973 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer, arranger, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 173 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-88977 10-in. 5/28/1935 Simply grand Armand Camgros ; Tom Coakley Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-91141 10-in. 6/5/1935 Simply grand Art Kassel ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra ; Ted Travers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-033607 10-in. 2/6/1939 (Gotta get some) Shut-eye Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-033608 10-in. 2/6/1939 How I'd like to be with you in Bermuda Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-033609 10-in. 2/6/1939 Cuckoo in the clock Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-033610 10-in. 2/6/1939 Romance runs in the family Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035399 10-in. 4/4/1939 The chestnut tree ('Neath the spreading chestnut tree) Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035700 10-in. 4/4/1939 And the angels sing Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035701 10-in. 4/4/1939 Moonlight serenade Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035702 10-in. 4/4/1939 The lady's in love with you Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035764 10-in. 4/18/1939 My last goodbye Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035765 10-in. 4/18/1939 But it didn't mean a thing Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035766 10-in. 4/18/1939 Pavanne Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035767 10-in. 4/18/1939 Runnin' wild Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-036877 10-in. 5/9/1939 To you Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-036878 10-in. 5/9/1939 Stairway to the stars Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037152 10-in. 5/25/1939 Blue evening Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037153 10-in. 5/25/1939 The lamp is low Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037154 10-in. 5/25/1939 Rendezvous time in Paree Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037155 10-in. 5/25/1939 We can live on love (We haven't got a pot to cook in) Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037156 10-in. 5/25/1939 Cinderella (Stay in my arms) Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037157 10-in. 5/25/1939 Moon love Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037179 10-in. 6/2/1939 Guess I'll go back home (This summer) Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037180 10-in. 6/2/1939 I'm sorry for myself Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037181 10-in. 6/2/1939 Back to back Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 173 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacGregor, Chummy," accessed April 11, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

MacGregor, Chummy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 11, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

"MacGregor, Chummy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 11 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258

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