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Babs Gonzales (October 27, 1919 – January 23, 1980), born Lee Brown, was an American jazz vocalist of the bebop era most notable for penning the song "Oop-Pop-A-Da", which was originally recorded and performed by his own band (Three Bips and a Bop) and was later made famous by Dizzy Gillespie. Gonzales was also once the chauffeur for Errol Flynn. In 1967, Gonzales published an autobiography entitled "I Paid My Dues: Good Times... No Bread" - A Story of Jazz, which was followed in 1975 by Movin' On Down De Line.
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