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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 151-175 of 238 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-057661 10-in. 11/22/1940 A stone's throw from heaven Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057662 10-in. 11/22/1940 Helpless Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057663 10-in. 11/22/1940 Long time no see, baby Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-057664 10-in. 11/22/1940 You are the one Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058172 10-in. 12/13/1940 Anvil chorus Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058173 10-in. 12/13/1940 Anvil chorus Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058174 10-in. 12/13/1940 Frenesi Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058805 10-in. 12/27/1940 The mem'ry of a rose Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058806 10-in. 12/27/1940 I do, do you? (Do you believe in love) Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058807 10-in. 12/27/1940 Chapel in the valley Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058808 10-in. 12/27/1940 Prairieland lullaby Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058884 10-in. 1/17/1941 Ida! Sweet as apple cider Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058885 10-in. 1/17/1941 Song of the Volga boatman Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058886 10-in. 1/17/1941 The one I love (belongs to somebody else) Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band. with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058887 10-in. 1/17/1941 You stepped out of a dream Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band. with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058888 10-in. 1/17/1941 I dreamt I dwelt in Harlem Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058889 10-in. 1/17/1941 Sun Valley jump Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060911 10-in. 2/19/1941 When that man is dead and gone Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060912 10-in. 2/19/1941 The spirit is willing Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060913 10-in. 2/19/1941 A little old church in England Dorothy Claire ; Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060914 10-in. 2/19/1941 Perfidia Dorothy Claire ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060915 10-in. 2/20/1941 It's always you Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060916 10-in. 2/20/1941 Spring will be so sad (When she comes this year) Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060917 10-in. 2/20/1941 The air minded executive Tex Beneke ; Dorothy Claire ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060918 10-in. 2/20/1941 Below the equator Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 151-175 of 238 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacGregor, Chummy," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

MacGregor, Chummy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

"MacGregor, Chummy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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

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