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 201-225 of 315 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 65661 10-in. 5/26/1939 My love for you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65662 10-in. 5/26/1939 Shoot the meat balls to me, Dominick boy! Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums, vocalist  
Decca 65663 10-in. 5/26/1939 All I remember is you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65664 10-in. 5/26/1939 Show your linen, , Miss Richardson Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, drums, vocalist  
Decca 84736 6/22/1953 Memphis blues Ray McKinley Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 84737 6/22/1953 Ol' shanks mare Ray McKinley Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 84738 6/22/1953 Rhythm-a-tic Ray McKinley Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 84739 6/22/1953 Long gone Ray McKinley Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 86730 8/27/1954 Flaggin' the train Ray McKinley Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 86731 8/27/1954 The natives are restless tonight Ray McKinley Orchestra leader  
Decca 86732 8/27/1954 Airizay Ray McKinley Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 86733 8/27/1954 You came a long way from St. Louis Ray McKinley Orchestra vocalist, leader  
Decca 87963 5/8/1954 Swing that music Billy Butterfield Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 87964 5/8/1954 The only man blues Billy Butterfield Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 87965 5/8/1954 That's a plenty Billy Butterfield Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums, vocalist  
Decca 87966 5/8/1954 Long gone Billy Butterfield Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums, vocalist  
Decca 87967 5/8/1954 I can't get started Billy Butterfield Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 87970 5/8/1954 Basin Street blues Billy Butterfield Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 87974 5/8/1954 Whistling cow blues-4 Billy Butterfield Jazz Band ; Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, drums  
Decca C 90829 10-in. 8/13/1936 I'm a rootin', tootin', shootin' man from Texas Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca C 90830 10-in. 8/13/1936 Was I drunk? Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca C 90831 10-in. 8/13/1936 Toot toot tootsie goodbye Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca C 90832 10-in. 8/13/1936 Ace in the hole Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca C 90833 10-in. 8/13/1936 Bye bye baby Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
Decca C 90834 10-in. 8/13/1936 Everybody kiss your partner Dixie Demons, The instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 201-225 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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