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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 26-50 of 238 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-037182 10-in. 6/2/1939 Slip horn jive Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037675 10-in. 6/22/1939 Oh, you crazy moon Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037676 10-in. 6/22/1939 Ain't cha comin' out? Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037699 10-in. 6/27/1939 The day we meet again Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038138 10-in. 7/26/1939 Starlit hour Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038139 10-in. 7/26/1939 Blue orchids Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038140 10-in. 7/26/1939 Glen Island Special Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038141 10-in. 7/26/1939 Love with a capital "You" Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Kay Starr Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038142 10-in. 7/26/1939 Baby me Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Kay Starr Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038143 10-in. 7/26/1939 My isle of golden dreams Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038170 10-in. 8/1/1939 In the mood Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038171 10-in. 8/1/1939 Wham (Re-bop-boom-bam) Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038172 10-in. 8/1/1939 An angel in a furnished room Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038173 10-in. 8/1/1939 Twilight interlude Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038174 10-in. 8/1/1939 I want to be happy Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038175 10-in. 8/1/1939 Farewell blues Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038200 10-in. 6/27/1939 Wanna hat with cherries Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038201 10-in. 6/27/1939 Sold American Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with chant instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Victor BS-038202 10-in. 6/27/1939 Pagan love song Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038261 10-in. 7/12/1939 Ding-dong! The witch is dead! Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038262 10-in. 7/12/1939 Over the rainbow Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038263 10-in. 7/12/1939 The little man who wasn't there Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038264 10-in. 7/12/1939 The man with the mandolin Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-041586 10-in. 8/18/1939 Who's sorry now? Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-041587 10-in. 8/18/1939 My prayer Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 26-50 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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