— [http://goo.gl/kJwcU8] "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas"_______________________is a Christmas novelty song written by John Rox (1902–1957).



:: RT: "I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas" ▶ http://goo.gl/kJwcU8 ◀ performed by Gayla Peevey (10 years old at the time) in 1953. The song peaked at number 24 on Billboard magazine's pop chart in December 1953. | #ChristmasSong #Hippopotamus #Jolly #Christmas: Just Be Good for Goodness' Sake.


Gayla Peevey later recorded as Jamie Horton, scoring the Billboard Hot 100 charter "My Little Marine" in 1960.




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"I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas," cover by Caroline, 2009:


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Peevey was a child star from Ponca City, Oklahoma. When released nationally by Columbia Records, the song shot to the top of the charts and the city zoo acquired a baby hippo named Matilda.

Peevey was filmed performing the song on The Ed Sullivan Show in October 1953. A video of this performance is available below:



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"I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas" By Gayla Peevey, October 1953:


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