Gayla Peevey

Gayla Peevey

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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.
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