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J. C. MacGregor

John Chalmers MacGregor (born March 28, 1903 in Saginaw, Michigan – died March 9, 1973 in Los Angeles, California), 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 28, 1903 (Saginaw), Died March 9, 1973 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1947

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

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Recordings (Results 226-238 of 238 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-068837 10-in. 1/5/1942 Let's have another cup o' coffee Ernie Caceres ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071190 10-in. 10/20/1941 Dreamsville, Ohio Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071191 10-in. 10/20/1941 Papa Niccolini (The happy cobbler) Tex Beneke ; Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solos and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071192 10-in. 10/20/1941 Jingle bells Tex Beneke ; Ernie Caceres ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solos and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071193 10-in. 10/20/1941 This is no laughing matter Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071860 10-in. 2/18/1942 Shhh, it's a military secret Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male duet and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071861 10-in. 2/18/1942 Don't sit under the apple tree (with anyone else but me) Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071862 10-in. 2/18/1942 She'll always remember Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071863 10-in. 2/18/1942 The lamplighter's serenade Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071864 10-in. 2/18/1942 When Johnny comes marching home Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor D6VB-3123 10-in. 10/19/1946 It's lovin' time Betty Hutton Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-0151 10-in. 2/18/1947 Why don't we say we're sorry Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal duet, with vocal ensemble and jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-1437 10-in. 7/24/1947 (I'm gonna wait) a little bit longer Charlie Spivak Orchestra ; Charlie Spivak Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 226-238 of 238 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacGregor, Chummy," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

MacGregor, Chummy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

"MacGregor, Chummy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

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

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