Ray McKinley

Ray McKinley (June 18, 1910 – May 7, 1995) was an American jazz drummer, singer, and bandleader. He played drums and later led the Major Glenn Miller Army Air Forces Orchestra in Europe. He also led the new Glenn Miller Orchestra in 1956.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1962

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

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 315 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 90872 10-in. 9/19/1936 I'm afraid of bees Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 90873 10-in. 9/19/1936 Oh, you rogue (You stole my heart) Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 90874 10-in. 9/19/1936 Piles of it Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 90875 10-in. 9/19/1936 T'ain't a fit night out for man and beast Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 90876 10-in. 9/19/1936 The preacher and the bear Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 90877 10-in. 9/19/1936 Man, man, what a band Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 112660 9/26/1962 Night and day Cozy Cole instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 112661 9/26/1962 Once in love with Amy Cozy Cole instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 112662 9/26/1962 I'll get by Cozy Cole instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 112663 9/26/1962 You're the top Cozy Cole instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 312 10-in. 3/28/1936 T'ain't no use Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 313 10-in. 3/28/1936 Welcome, stranger Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 314 10-in. 3/28/1936 Serenade to nobody in particular Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 315 10-in. 3/28/1936 Robins and roses Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 316 10-in. 3/28/1936 Sing, sing, sing Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 317 10-in. 3/29/1936 You never looked so beautiful Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 318 10-in. 3/29/1936 Wah-hoo! Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 319 10-in. 3/29/1936 Is it true what they say about Dixie? Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 320 10-in. 3/29/1936 I'll stand by Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 321 10-in. 3/29/1936 What's the reason (I'm not pleasin' you) Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 328 10-in. 3/31/1936 Love in the first degree Ray McKinley's Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 329 10-in. 3/31/1936 New Orleans parade Ray McKinley's Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 330 10-in. 3/31/1936 Shack in the back Ray McKinley's Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 331 10-in. 3/31/1936 Fingerwave Ray McKinley's Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 332 10-in. 4/3/1936 You Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 226-250 of 315 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McKinley, Ray," accessed June 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

McKinley, Ray. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

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

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