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 301-315 of 315 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca DLA 737 10-in. 3/3/1937 What will I tell my heart? Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 738 10-in. 3/3/1937 Too marvelous for words Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 739 10-in. 3/3/1937 Peckin' Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 740 10-in. 3/3/1937 I got rhythm Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 757 12-in. 3/17/1937 The Blue Danube waltz Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 758 10-in. 3/17/1937 Slap that bass Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 759 10-in. 3/17/1937 They all laughed Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 760 10-in. 3/17/1937 They can't take that away from me Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 761 10-in. 3/17/1937 Let's call the whole thing off Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 819 10-in. 6/23/1937 (I want it) Sweet like you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 820 10-in. 6/23/1937 Flight of the bumble bee Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 821 10-in. 6/23/1937 The moon got in my eyes Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 822 10-in. 6/23/1937 After you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 823 10-in. 6/23/1937 All you want to do is dance Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca DLA 824 10-in. 6/23/1937 It's the natural thing to do Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 301-315 of 315 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McKinley, Ray," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

McKinley, Ray. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

"McKinley, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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