Gayla Peevey Albums
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I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas - EP
Related Information for Gayla Peevey» Gayla Peevey (born 1943) is perhaps best known for her song, I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas (Columbia, 1953). A child star from Oklahoma City, she was 10 years old when she recorded the novelty song written by John Rox in 1950.The Oklahoma City Zoo capitalized upon the popularity of the song in 1953 through a fund raising campaign to “buy a hippo for Gayla” in order to bring a hippo to the zoo. (They had no hippopotamus at the time.) The song raised $3,000.
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