Gayla Peevey

Gayla Peevey

Gayla Peevey (born March 8, 1943) is a former singer and child star from Ponca City, Oklahoma. She is best known for her recording of "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas".
Peevey recorded the novelty song when she was 10 years old.

In 1959, she had a minor hit with the song Robot Man, recorded under the name Jamie Horton.

Gayla Peevey Discography

Singles & EPs

4-40106 Gayla Peevey I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas / Are My Ears On Straight (Single) Columbia 4-40106 US 1953 Sell This Version
4-40218 Gayla Peevey & Jimmy Boyd Gayla Peevey & Jimmy Boyd - Kitty In The Basket / I'm So Glad Philips 4-40218 US 1954 Sell This Version
J-224 Gayla Peevey The Angel In The Christmas Play / Got A Cold In The Node For Christmas (Single) Columbia J-224 US 1954 Sell This Version
4-40602 Gayla Peevey 77 Santas / Rubberlegs (The Knock-Kneed Monkey) Columbia 4-40602 US 1955 Sell This Version
4-40425 Gayla Peevey Daddy's Report Card / The Night I Ran Away(7", Single, Promo) Columbia 4-40425 US 1955 Sell This Version
4-40932 Gayla Peevey I Want You To Be My Guy / Too Young To Have A Broken Heart(7", Single, Promo) Columbia 4-40932 US 1957 Sell This Version

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