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Slim Gaillard (1916–1991)

Composer, songwriter ("Flat Foot Floogie", "Tutti Frutti"), author, pianist and singer who began his career as "Slim", half of the Slim & Slam team with Slam Stewart, later forming his own group. Joining ASCAP in 1949, his chief musical collaborators included Bud Green, Harry Squires and Slam Stewart. His popular-song compositions also include "... See full bio »

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(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The English Patient
The English Patient Soundtrack
(1996)
The Hurricane
The Hurricane Soundtrack
(1999)
Super Size Me
Super Size Me Soundtrack
(2004)
Kill Your Darlings
Kill Your Darlings Soundtrack
(2013)

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  Better Things (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Pilot (2016) ... (performer: ""Flat Foot Floogie (with a Floy Floy)"") / (writer: ""Flat Foot Floogie (with a Floy Floy)"")
 2015/III The Audition (Short) (performer: "How High The Moon")
 2015 Gotham (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Anvil or the Hammer (2015) ... (performer: "Don't Let Us Say Goodbye" - uncredited)
 2013 Kill Your Darlings (performer: "A Well A Take Em Joe") / (writer: "A Well A Take Em Joe" - as Bulee Gaillard)
 2012 On the Road (performer: "Yip Roc Heresy") / (writer: "Yip Roc Heresy")
 2008 Nights in Rodanthe (writer: "Swingin' In The Key Of C" - as Bulee "Slim" Gaillard)
 2005 Fuck (Documentary) (performer: "Chicken Rhythm") / (writer: "Chicken Rhythm" - as Bulee Gallard)
 2004 The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (performer: "Laughing in Rhythm") / (writer: "Laughing in Rhythm" - as B. Gaillard)
 2004 Super Size Me (Documentary) (performer: "Chicken Rhythm") / (writer: "Chicken Rhythm")
 1999 The Hurricane (performer: "Arabian Boogie") / (writer: "Arabian Boogie")
 1999 California's Gold (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sinatra's House (1999) ... (writer: "Palm Springs Jump")
 1996 The English Patient (lyrics: "Flat Foot Floogie" (1938)) / (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" (1938))
 1993 Kidsongs: Play Along Songs (Video short) (writer: "Down By the Station")
 1993 Swing Kids (writer: "FLAT FOOT FLOOGEE")
 1989 Always (performer: "MATZOH BALLS") / (writer: "MATZOH BALLS")
 1987 Hope and Glory (lyrics: "Flat Foot Floogie") / (music: "Flat Foot Floogie")
 1986 Sky Bandits (writer: "Welcome to the Mess Hall")
 1986 Absolute Beginners (performer: "Selling Out") / (writer: "Selling Out")
 1980 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cementing Relationships (1980) ... (writer: "Cement Mixer, Putti Putti" - uncredited)
 1980 Atlantic City (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" - uncredited)
 1972 Malcolm X (Documentary) (performer: "Flat Foot Floogie" - as Slim) / (writer: "Flat Foot Floogie")
 1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jimmie Rodgers (1960) ... (writer: "Down by the Station" - uncredited)
 1958 The Key (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" - uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tutti-Frutti Ice Cream (1957) ... (writer: "Tutti-Frutti")
 1954 Go Man Go (performer: "Go, Man, Go!")
 1946 Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (writer: "Cement Mixer-Putti Putti", "Yep Roc Heresi" - uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" - uncredited)
 1942 Almost Married (performer: "Binjee Binjee Scootta") / (writer: "Binjee Binjee Scootta")
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm (performer: "Sharp as a Tack" - as Slim and Slam)
 1940 It All Came True (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" (1938) - uncredited)
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