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The Crew Chiefs

The Crew Chiefs were a vocal group popular in the 1940s, known for accompanying Tex Beneke, Glenn Miller, and Ray McKinley. Member Artie Malvin co-wrote the song "I'm Headin' For California" with Glenn Miller in 1944.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-1384 10-in. 3/28/1946 Cynthia's in love Tex Beneke ; The Crew Chiefs ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Lillian Lane ; Arthur Malvin Female-male vocal duet, with male vocal group and instrumental ensemble Vocal group  
Victor D6VB-1385 10-in. 3/28/1946 Whiffenpoof song (Baa! Baa! Baa!) Tex Beneke ; The Crew Chiefs ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Arthur Malvin Male vocal solo, with male vocal group and instrumental ensemble Vocal group  
Victor D6VB-1671 10-in. 2/21/1946 I'm headin' for California Tex Beneke ; The Crew Chiefs ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal solo, with male vocal group and jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor D6VB-1672 10-in. 2/21/1946 It couldn't be true! (Or could it?) Tex Beneke ; The Crew Chiefs ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal solo, with male vocal group and jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor D6VB-1909 10-in. 7/16/1946 The woodchuck song Tex Beneke ; The Crew Chiefs ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor D6VB-1911 10-in. 7/16/1946 A gal in calico Tex Beneke ; The Crew Chiefs ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor D6VB-2225 10-in. 5/28/1946 I know Tex Beneke ; The Crew Chiefs ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Vocal group, with jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Victor D6VB-2226 10-in. 5/28/1946 Ev'rybody loves my baby Tex Beneke ; The Crew Chiefs ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance band Vocal group  
Decca L 5349 1/24/1950 Bamboo Jerry Gray Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca L 5350 1/24/1950 One! Two! Three! Jerry Gray Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca L 5499 4/5/1950 Home cookin' Jerry Gray Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca L 5607 5/18/1950 A string of pearls Jerry Gray Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca L 5608 5/18/1950 The lonesomest whistle Jerry Gray Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca L 5776 7/31/1950 I don't care if the sun don't shine Jerry Gray Orchestra Vocal group  
Decca L 5777 7/31/1950 Vagabond shoes Jerry Gray Orchestra Vocal group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crew Chiefs, The," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310164.

Crew Chiefs, The. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310164.

"Crew Chiefs, The." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310164

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