Ray McKinley

Ray McKinley (June 18, 1910 – May 7, 1995) was an American jazz drummer, singer, and bandleader.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 18, 1910 (Fort Worth), Died May 7, 1995 (Largo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, vocalist, leader, composer, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 298 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-3543 10-in. 12/30/1946 Hoodle addle Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal ensemble and jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-2820 10-in. 12/17/1947 Airizay Ray McKinley ; Ray McKinley Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, songwriter, leader  
Victor D7VB-3046 10-in. 12/28/1947 Cincinnati Ray McKinley ; Ray McKinley Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, leader  
Decca 38301 10-in. 8/14/1934 Heat wave The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38302 10-in. 8/14/1934 By heck The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38303 10-in. 8/15/1934 Stop, look and listen The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38304 10-in. 8/15/1934 I'm gettin' sentimental over you The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38307 10-in. 8/15/1934 Long may we love The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38308 10-in. 8/15/1934 Annie's Cousin Fanny The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38309 10-in. 8/15/1934 Dr. Heckle and Mr. Jibe The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38407 10-in. 8/23/1934 Milenberg joys Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38408 10-in. 8/23/1934 St. Louis blues Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38409 10-in. 8/23/1934 Honeysuckle rose, part 1 Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38410 10-in. 8/23/1934 Honeysuckle rose, part 2 Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38411 10-in. 8/23/1934 Sandman Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38412 10-in. 8/23/1934 Basin Street blues Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38484 10-in. 8/30/1934 Mama, yo quiero un novio Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums, vocalist  
Decca 38485 10-in. 8/30/1934 I ain't gonna sin no more Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38486 10-in. 8/30/1934 I can't dance Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38487 10-in. 8/30/1934 Gracias Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums, vocalist  
Decca 38705 10-in. 9/21/1934 Lost in a fog Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38706 10-in. 9/21/1934 I couldn't be mean to you Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38707 10-in. 9/21/1934 How can you fame me? Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38708 10-in. 9/21/1934 The moon was yellow Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38719 10-in. 9/24/1934 Don't let it bother you Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 298 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McKinley, Ray," accessed January 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

McKinley, Ray. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

"McKinley, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 January 2023.

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