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Slim Gaillard [pictures] [edit]
Born: 1916-01-14
Death: 1991-02-26
He was a singer, songwriter and piano player who recorded such songs as "There's No Two Ways About It", "Windy City Hop", "Harlem Hunch", "Mean Pretty Mama" and "Fitzwater Street". As well, he was a member of the groups the Slim Gaillaird Trio ("Boip! Boip!", "Bartender's Just Like a Mother") and Slim and Sam ("8, 9 and 10", "Flat Foot Floogie", "Chinatown, My Chinatown") As an actor, he appeared in such movies as "Love's Savage Fury", "Roots: The Next Generation", "Stairway for a Star" and "Hellzapoppin". His granddaughter is actress Nona M. Gaye.
 
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