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 101-125 of 315 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 39346 10-in. 2/6/1935 Tomorrow's another day Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39539 10-in. 5/27/1935 Footloose and fancy free Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39540 10-in. 5/27/1935 Every little moment Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39541 10-in. 5/27/1935 You're all I need Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39542 10-in. 5/27/1935 I'll never say never again again Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39543 10-in. 5/27/1935 Chasing shadows Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39544 10-in. 5/27/1935 Ev'ry single little tingle of my heart Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39797 10-in. 8/1/1935 My very good friend the milkman The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39798 10-in. 8/1/1935 You' re so darn charming The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39799 10-in. 8/1/1935 No strings The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39800 10-in. 8/1/1935 Top hat, white tie and tails The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39801 10-in. 8/1/1935 You saved my life The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39802 10-in. 8/1/1935 I couldn't believe my eyes The Dorsey Brothers instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39852 10-in. 8/14/1935 From the top of your head Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39853 10-in. 8/14/1935 I wish I were Aladdin Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39854 10-in. 8/14/1935 Takes two to make a bargain Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39855 10-in. 8/14/1935 Two for tonight Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39856 10-in. 8/14/1935 Without a word of warning Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39857 10-in. 8/14/1935 I wished on the moon Bing Crosby instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39962 10-in. 9/11/1935 The gentleman obviously doesn't believe Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39963 10-in. 9/11/1935 I've got a feelin' you're foolin' Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39964 10-in. 9/11/1935 On a Sunday afternoon Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39965 10-in. 9/11/1935 You are my lucky star Dorsey Brothers Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39983 10-in. 8/23/1935 When love comes your way Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39984 10-in. 9/19/1935 A picture of me without you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 101-125 of 315 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McKinley, Ray," accessed June 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

McKinley, Ray. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206600.

"McKinley, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 June 2024.

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