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Babs Gonzales

Babs Gonzales has been played on NTS shows including Jazzman, with Cool Whalin' first played on 13 February 2018.

Babs Gonzales (Lee Brown, October 27, 1919 – January 23, 1980) was an American jazz vocalist and band leader of the late 40's Be Bop era and later was known as an effusive beat poet. He may be most notable for penning the song "Oop-Pop-A-Da", which was made famous by Dizzy Gillespie, but originally recorded and performed by his own band, Three Bips and a Bop, a scat vocalese group that later was briefly expanded for some sessions as Six Bips and a Bop in December…

Cool Whalin'
Babs Gonzales, International Jazz Men
Cool Whalin'
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