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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 76-100 of 238 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-043975 10-in. 12/6/1939 It's a blue world Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-043976 10-in. 12/6/1939 Ooh! What you said Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046082 10-in. 1/6/1940 The gaucho serenade Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046083 10-in. 1/6/1940 The sky fell down Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046084 10-in. 1/6/1940 When you wish upon a star Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046431 10-in. 1/15/1940 Give a little whistle Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046432 10-in. 1/15/1940 Missouri waltz Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046433 10-in. 1/15/1940 Beautiful Ohio Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046434 10-in. 1/15/1940 What's the matter with me Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046735 10-in. 1/29/1940 Star dust Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046736 10-in. 1/29/1940 My melancholy baby Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046737 10-in. 1/29/1940 Let's all sing together Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046738 10-in. 1/29/1940 Rug cutter's swing Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046739 10-in. 1/29/1940 The woodpecker's song Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046784 10-in. 2/5/1940 Sweet potato piper Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046785 10-in. 2/5/1940 Too romantic Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046786 10-in. 2/5/1940 Tuxedo junction Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046787 10-in. 2/5/1940 Londonderry air Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047067 10-in. 2/19/1940 Imagination Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047068 10-in. 2/19/1940 Shake down the stars Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047069 10-in. 2/19/1940 I'll never smile again Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047070 10-in. 2/19/1940 Starlight and music Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047093 10-in. 2/24/1940 Polka dots and moonbeams Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047094 10-in. 2/24/1940 My! my! Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047095 10-in. 2/24/1940 Say it Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 76-100 of 238 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacGregor, Chummy," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

MacGregor, Chummy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

"MacGregor, Chummy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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

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