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 26-50 of 315 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
Decca 38720 10-in. 9/24/1934 The breeze (that's bringin' my honey back to me) Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38721 10-in. 9/24/1934 Out in the cold again Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38722 10-in. 9/24/1934 Day creams Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38755 10-in. 9/28/1934 An earful of music Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38756 10-in. 9/28/1934 When my ship comes in Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38757 10-in. 9/28/1934 Your head on my shoulder Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38758 10-in. 9/28/1934 Missouri misery Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38883 10-in. 10/24/1934 Fun to be fooled Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 26-50 of 315 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McKinley, Ray," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

McKinley, Ray. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

"McKinley, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

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