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The Crew Chiefs

The Crew Chiefs
Background information
Genres Jazz, swing, big band
Past members Bill Conway
Murray Kane
Gene Steck
Steve Steck
Artie Malvin
Lynn Allison

The Crew Chiefs were a vocal group popular in the 1940s, known for accompanying Tex Beneke, Glenn Miller, and Ray McKinley.[1][2] Member Artie Malvin co-wrote the song "I'm Headin' For California" with Glenn Miller in 1944.[3]



The following singers all had tenure within the group:[1][7]


  1. ^ a b Kloess, Larry. "Vocalist list". "Thrushes", "Canaries", and other Rara Avis. Retrieved 8 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Polic, Edward F (1989). The Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band: Sustineo Alas 2. p. 1174. ISBN 978-0-8108-2269-6. 
  3. ^ a b Billboard link:
  4. ^ Sears, Richard S. (1980). V-Discs: A History and Discography. Greenwood Press; illustrated edition (December 23, 1980) ISBN 978-0-313-22207-8. "Moon Dreams" was released as V Disc 201A in October, 1944.
  5. ^ a b c March, Richard C. (1983). "Liner notes". The Glenn Miller Service Orchestra in the USA and Europe (Vol II). The International Glenn Miller Society. 
  6. ^ a b "Liner notes". War Bond Rally Chicago Theatre. Jasmine Records. 1983. 
  7. ^ Palmer, Hugh. "Crew Chiefs Singing Group". Glenn Miller: The Lost Recordings. Retrieved 8 April 2010.