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

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 315 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 38884 10-in. 10/24/1934 Let's take a walk around the block Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38914 10-in. 10/29/1934 What a diff'rence a day made Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38919 10-in. 10/29/1934 Dream man (Make me dream some more) Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38920 10-in. 10/29/1934 What can you say in a love song? Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38963 10-in. 11/7/1934 Hands across the table Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38964 10-in. 11/7/1934 Love is just around the corner Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 38965 10-in. 11/7/1934 Here is my heart Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39020 10-in. 11/15/1934 Apache Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39021 10-in. 11/15/1934 It's dark on Observatory Hill Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39022 10-in. 11/15/1934 Blame it on my youth Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39102 10-in. 11/27/1934 Anything goes Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39103 10-in. 11/27/1934 All through the night Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39104 10-in. 11/27/1934 You' re the top Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums, vocalist  
Decca 39116 10-in. 11/30/1934 Down 't uncle Bill's Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39117 10-in. 11/30/1934 I'd like to dunk you in my coffee Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39118 10-in. 11/30/1934 I get a kick out of you Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39119 10-in. 11/30/1934 You didn't know me from Adam (and I didn't know you from Eve) Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39120 10-in. 11/30/1934 If it's love Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39181 10-in. 12/21/1934 I believe in miracles Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39182 10-in. 12/21/1934 Dancing with my shadow Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39183 10-in. 12/21/1934 Home ties Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39184 10-in. 12/21/1934 The church bells tolled Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39209 10-in. 12/28/1934 Rhythm of the rain Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39210 10-in. 12/28/1934 Au revoir l'amour Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39211 10-in. 12/28/1934 Singing a happy song Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 51-75 of 315 records)

Citation

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

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

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

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600

Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.