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Date of Birth 14 January 1916Detroit, Michigan, USA
Date of Death 26 February 1991London, England, UK
Birth NameBulee Gaillard

Mini Bio (1)

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 "Cement Mixer", "Vol Vist du Gaily Star" and "Chicken Rhythm".

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Maternal grandfather of Nona Gaye (daughter of Marvin Gaye)
Father of Jan Gaye.

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