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Slim Gaillard (1916–1991)

Composer, songwriter ("Flat Foot Floogie", "Tutti Frutti"), author, pianist and singer who began his career as "Slim", half of the Slim & Slam team with Slam Stewart, later forming his own group. Joining ASCAP in 1949, his chief musical collaborators included Bud Green, Harry Squires and Slam Stewart. His popular-song compositions also include "... See full bio »


(age 75) in London, England, UK

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On the Road Soundtrack
Kill Your Darlings Soundtrack
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 2017 Mudbound (writer: "My Darling It's You, Only You" - as Bulee Gaillard)
  Better Things (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2016) (writer - 2 episodes, 2016)
- Woman Is the Something of the Something (2016) ... (performer: "Dunkin' Bagel") / (writer: "Dunkin' Bagel")
- Sam/Pilot (2016) ... (performer: ""Flat Foot Floogie (with a Floy Floy)"") / (writer: ""Flat Foot Floogie (with a Floy Floy)"")
 2015/III The Audition (Short) (performer: "How High The Moon")
 2015 Gotham (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Anvil or the Hammer (2015) ... (performer: "Don't Let Us Say Goodbye" - uncredited)
 2013 Kill Your Darlings (performer: "A Well A Take Em Joe") / (writer: "A Well A Take Em Joe" - as Bulee Gaillard)
 2012 On the Road (performer: "Dynamite", "Ya Ha Ha", "Yip Roc Heresy") / (writer: "Dynamite", "Ya Ha Ha", "Yip Roc Heresy")
 2008 Nights in Rodanthe (performer: "Swingin' In The Key Of C") / (writer: "Swingin' In The Key Of C" - as Bulee "Slim" Gaillard)
 2005 Fuck (Documentary) (performer: "Chicken Rhythm") / (writer: "Chicken Rhythm" - as Bulee Gallard)
 2004 The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (performer: "Laughing in Rhythm") / (writer: "Laughing in Rhythm" - as B. Gaillard)
 2004 Super Size Me (Documentary) (performer: "Chicken Rhythm") / (writer: "Chicken Rhythm")
 1999 California's Gold (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sinatra's House (1999) ... (writer: "Palm Springs Jump")
 1999 The Hurricane (performer: "Arabian Boogie") / (writer: "Arabian Boogie")
 1996 The English Patient (lyrics: "Flat Foot Floogie" (1938)) / (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" (1938))
 1996 The Daytrippers (performer: "Palm Spring Jump") / (writer: "Palm Spring Jump" - as Bullee "Slim" Gaillard)
 1993 Kidsongs: Play Along Songs (Video short) (writer: "Down By the Station")
 1993 Swing Kids (writer: "FLAT FOOT FLOOGEE")
 1989 Always (performer: "MATZOH BALLS") / (writer: "MATZOH BALLS")
 1987 Hope and Glory (lyrics: "Flat Foot Floogie") / (music: "Flat Foot Floogie")
 1986 Sky Bandits (writer: "Welcome to the Mess Hall")
 1986 Absolute Beginners (performer: "Selling Out") / (writer: "Selling Out")
 1980 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cementing Relationships (1980) ... (writer: "Cement Mixer, Putti Putti" - uncredited)
 1980 Atlantic City (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" - uncredited)
 1972 Malcolm X (Documentary) (performer: "Flat Foot Floogie" - as Slim) / (writer: "Flat Foot Floogie")
 1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jimmie Rodgers (1960) ... (writer: "Down by the Station" - uncredited)
 1958 The Key (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" - uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tutti-Frutti Ice Cream (1957) ... (writer: "Tutti-Frutti")
 1954 Go Man Go (performer: "Go, Man, Go!")
 1946 Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (performer: "Cement Mixer-Putti Putti" - as the Slim Gaillard Trio, uncredited) / (writer: "Cement Mixer-Putti Putti", "Yep Roc Heresi" - uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" - uncredited)
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm (performer: "Sharp as a Tack" - as Slim and Slam)
 1942 Almost Married (performer: "Binjee Binjee Scootta" - uncredited) / (writer: "Binjee Binjee Scootta" - uncredited)
 1940 It All Came True (music: "Flat Foot Floogie" (1938) - uncredited)
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Slim and Slam

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