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Born in Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Died in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Birth NameAlbert Andrew Gibson

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Composer, songwriter ("The Huckle Buck", "Geechy Joe"), musician and arranger, educated in local public schools and then a member of dance bands and later an arranger for Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet, Harry James and Count Basie. He served in the US Army overseas during World War II. Joining ASCAP in 1949, his chief musical collaborators included Billy Hays, Morty Berk, Cab Calloway, James Rushing, Roy Alfred, Count Basie and Harry James. His other popular-song and instrumental compositions include "The Great Lie", "I Left My Baby", "From the Bottom of My Heart", and "Shorty George".

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