Slim Gaillard
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Groove Juice: The Norman Granz Recordings + More album art

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Chicken Rhythm
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Money, Money, Money
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The Hogan Song
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Organ-Oreenee
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For You

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Slim Gaillard

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One of the most eccentric vocalists ever to hit the jazz scene, Slim Gaillard became a legendary cult figure thanks to his own privately invented jive dialect "vout," a variation on hipster slang composed of imaginary nonsense words ("oreenie" and "oroonie" being two other examples). Gaillard's comic performances, laid-back cool, and supremely silly songs made him a popular entertainer from the late '30s to the early '50s, especially on the West Coast, and several of his composi... Read more

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