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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 201-225 of 238 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-067745 10-in. 9/3/1941 Ma-ma-Maria (Fee-dle, ee-dle-lee, fee-dle, ee-dle-la) Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-067746 10-in. 9/3/1941 This time the dream's on me Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068066 10-in. 11/3/1941 Humpty-Dumpty heart Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068067 10-in. 11/3/1941 Everything I love Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal choir instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068068 10-in. 11/3/1941 A string of pearls Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068069 10-in. 11/3/1941 Baby Mine Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068071 10-in. 11/3/1941 Day dreaming Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068418 10-in. 11/24/1941 Moonlight sonata Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Chummy MacGregor Jazz/dance band, with piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068419 10-in. 11/24/1941 Slumber song Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with humming composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068420 10-in. 11/24/1941 (There'll be blue birds over) The white cliffs of Dover Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068421 10-in. 11/24/1941 We're the couple in the castle Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068422 10-in. 11/24/1941 It happened in Hawaii Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068456 10-in. 12/8/1941 Moonlight cocktail Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068457 10-in. 12/8/1941 Happy in love Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068458 10-in. 12/8/1941 Fooled Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068459 10-in. 12/8/1941 Keep 'em flying Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068460 10-in. 12/8/1941 Chip off the old block Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068461 10-in. 12/8/1941 The story of a starry night Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068789 10-in. 1/8/1942 Skylark Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068790 10-in. 1/8/1942 When the roses bloom again Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068791 10-in. 1/8/1942 Always in my heart Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068833 10-in. 1/5/1942 The president's birthday ball Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068834 10-in. 1/5/1942 Angels of mercy Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068835 10-in. 1/8/1942 Dear Mom Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-068836 10-in. 1/5/1942 On the old assembly line Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 201-225 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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