Sammy Gallop

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Sammy Gallop (March 16, 1915 – February 24, 1971[1][2]) was an American lyricist, known for his big band and swing songs of the 1940s and 1950s.[3]

Biography[edit]

Gallop was born in Duluth, Minnesota. He originally worked as a surveyor and draftsman.[4] On February 24, 1971, Gallop committed suicide in Encino, California.[1][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sammy Gallop". IMDB. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Studwell, William E. (2000). They also wrote : evaluative essays on lesser known popular American songwriters prior to the rock era. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow. p. 204. ISBN 0810837897. 
  3. ^ "Sammy Gallop – Biography". Parabrisas. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Vaché, Warren W. (2000). The unsung songwriters : America's masters of melodies. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press. p. 141. ISBN 0810835703. 
  5. ^ O'Brian, Jack (March 12, 1971). "Rose Hasn't Given Okay". Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Retrieved June 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Sammy Gallop – Compositions". Parabrisas. Retrieved 17 June 2012.