Joseph Scott

September 16, 1999

Post #927 – 19990916

Hi, re this Slim Gaillard, he was a real singer, sort of a cross between Cab Calloway and Fats Waller. He started recording in 1937 and lived into the 1990s. He played Chicken George in the TV series Roots. He made many, many entertaining nonsense recordings over the decades, and they are available on numerous CDs, e.g. at

Best wishesaroonie,

Joseph Scott

Daniel replies:

Can you hum a few bars?