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Bulee "Slim" Gaillard (January 4, 1911 or 1916 – February 26, 1991) was an American jazz singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist, noted for his scat singing and word play.

Despite record company publicity accounts that Gaillard was born in Santa Clara, Cuba of a Greek father and an Afro-Cuban mother, he was born in Pensacola, Florida to a german immigrant named Theopolous Rothschild and an African-American woman named Liza Gaillard. He grew up in Detroit and moved to New York City… read more

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  • Avatar for libertino_07
    To Slim Gaillard the whole world was just one big orooni
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  • Avatar for Anira_Sugar
    Dean Moriarty sent me here!
  • Avatar for Eyes_Of_Insane
    Jack Kuroac sent me here, Slim Gaillard is just awesome.
  • Avatar for markmumble
    I used to work in the wag club were he was a regular in the late 80's
  • Avatar for EiranCooper
    Can I get a Bourbon-a-rooney!
  • Avatar for sGarrista-
    it may be said that this is fucking awesome
  • Avatar for SonicGojira
    Nice Kerouac reference kekcfx
  • Avatar for LondonLouis
    Indientally, he appears briefly - but memorably - in the 1986 cult British movie, Absolute Beginners which deals with the rise of teenagers in late 1950s London. He sings briefly in a movie with a Gil Evans soundtrack, and a cast which includes Bowie, Sade, Ray Davies and Mandy Rice-Davies of Profumo scandal fame (you have to be very Britisn and very old to know what I'm talking about there!)
  • Avatar for mandrak2000
    Vote for the Pict' !

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