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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 126-150 of 238 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-055501 10-in. 8/8/1940 The call of the canyon Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055502 10-in. 8/8/1940 Our love affair Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055503 10-in. 8/8/1940 Crosstown Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055504 10-in. 8/8/1940 What's your story, morning glory Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055515 10-in. 8/14/1940 Fifth Avenue Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055516 10-in. 8/14/1940 I wouldn't take a million Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055517 10-in. 8/14/1940 A handful of stars Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055518 10-in. 8/14/1940 Old black Joe Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055579 10-in. 9/3/1940 Yesterthoughts Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055580 10-in. 9/3/1940 Falling leaves Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055581 10-in. 9/3/1940 Shadows on the sand Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-055582 10-in. 9/3/1940 Goodbye, little darlin', goodbye Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056106 10-in. 9/12/1940 Five o'clock whistle Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056107 10-in. 9/12/1940 Beat me Daddy, eight to a bar Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056108 10-in. 9/12/1940 Ring telephone, ring Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056479 10-in. 10/11/1940 Make believe ballroom time Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056480 10-in. 10/11/1940 You've got me this way Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056481 10-in. 10/11/1940 A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056482 10-in. 10/11/1940 I'd know you anywhere Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057610 10-in. 11/8/1940 Fresh as a daisy Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057611 10-in. 11/8/1940 Isn't that just like love? Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057612 10-in. 11/8/1940 Along the Santa Fe Trail Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057613 10-in. 11/8/1940 Do you know why? Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057648 10-in. 11/15/1940 Somewhere Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057649 10-in. 11/15/1940 Yes, my darling daughter Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 126-150 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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