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 126-150 of 315 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 39985 10-in. 9/19/1935 Me and Marie Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 39986 10-in. 9/19/1935 Why shouldn't I? Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 60032 10-in. 10/10/1935 Washington grays Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 60033 10-in. 10/10/1935 Tap dancer's nightmare Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 60034 10-in. 10/10/1935 Dorsey stomp Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 60035 10-in. 10/10/1935 Stop, look and listen Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 60036 10-in. 10/10/1935 Where am I? Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 60037 10-in. 10/10/1935 You let me down Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 60038 10-in. 10/10/1935 Broadway Cinderella Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 60039 10-in. 10/10/1935 I'm a gambler Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63201 10-in. 1/25/1938 Doctor Rhythm Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63202 10-in. 1/25/1938 On the sentimental side Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63203 10-in. 1/25/1938 How'dja like to love me? Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63204 10-in. 1/25/1938 I fall in love with you every day Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63205 10-in. 1/25/1938 Love is here to stay Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63206 10-in. 1/28/1938 Smoke from a chimney Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63207 10-in. 1/28/1938 It's the dreamer in me Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63208 10-in. 1/28/1938 I was doing all right Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63209 10-in. 1/28/1938 My first impression of you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63429 10-in. 3/15/1938 Two bouquets Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63430 10-in. 3/15/1938 I can't face the music (without singing the blues) Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63431 10-in. 3/16/1938 Joseph! Joseph! Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63432 10-in. 3/16/1938 At a perfume counter Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63433 10-in. 3/16/1938 It's the dreamer in me Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 63434 10-in. 3/16/1938 Don't be that way Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 126-150 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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