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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 176-200 of 238 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-061243 10-in. 5/7/1941 Boulder buff Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061244 10-in. 5/7/1941 The booglie wooglie piggy Tex Beneke ; The Four Modernaires ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061245 10-in. 5/7/1941 Chattanooga choo choo Tex Beneke ; The Four Modernaires ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061246 10-in. 5/7/1941 I know why Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Paula Kelly Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061253 10-in. 5/20/1941 Don't cry, Cherie Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061254 10-in. 5/20/1941 Cradle song Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061255 10-in. 5/20/1941 Sweeter than the sweetest Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Paula Kelly ; Modernaires Jazz/dance, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061265 10-in. 5/28/1941 I guess I'll have to dream the rest Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061266 10-in. 5/28/1941 Take the 'A' train Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061267 10-in. 5/28/1941 Peekaboo to you The Four Modernaires ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061268 10-in. 5/28/1941 The angels came thru Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-064471 10-in. 6/25/1941 Under blue Canadian skies Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-064472 10-in. 6/25/1941 The cowboy serenade (While I'm rollin' my last cigarette) Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-064473 10-in. 6/25/1941 You and I Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-064474 10-in. 6/25/1941 Adios Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067625 10-in. 8/11/1941 It happened in Sun Valley Tex Beneke ; Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Paula Kelly ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067626 10-in. 8/11/1941 I'm thrilled Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067627 10-in. 8/11/1941 The kiss polka Ernie Caceres ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Paula Kelly ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067628 10-in. 8/11/1941 Delilah Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067629 10-in. 8/11/1941 From one love to another Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067630 10-in. 8/11/1941 Elmer's tune Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067741 10-in. 9/3/1941 Says who? Says you, says I! Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067742 10-in. 9/3/1941 Orange Blossom Lane Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067743 10-in. 9/3/1941 Dear Arabella Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067744 10-in. 9/3/1941 The man in the moon Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 176-200 of 238 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacGregor, Chummy," accessed June 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

MacGregor, Chummy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114258.

"MacGregor, Chummy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 June 2024.

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

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