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Chevalier Brothers

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Produced in 1982 by Ray Gelato (b. Ray Keith Irwin, 25 Oct 1961, London, Britain; vocals/saxophone) and Maurice Chevalier (b. Patrice Serapiglia, France; electric guitar/vocals), this vintage jump jive music group began busking over the roads of London. The line-up was quickly extended to add Roger Beaujolais (b. Roger Downham, 22 November 1942, Harrogate, Yorkshire, Britain; vibes/vocals), Clark Kent (dual bass/vocals), and John Piper (d. 2000; drums). Their popularity was firmly set up being a live device, travelling broadly throughout Europe and in addition touring in Japan and THE UNITED STATES. Chevalier left following release from the 1985 debut Live & Jumping, and even though the remaining associates continued touring and documenting the spark had opted from the music group. After disbanding in 1988, Gelato and Beaujolais appreciated probably the most prominent solo professions.

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Music Songs One More Drink Bartender, Wake Up Baby, Who Put the Benzedrine in Mrs Murphy's Ovaltine, The Coco Beano, Wise Up Baby, Fat Like That, Self Inflicted, Reet Petite and Gone, Air Mail Special, Three Handed Woman, Call the Police, Five Guys Named Mo, I Hope I Die Before I Go Bald, Everybody Got Juiced, Barnyard Boogie, The Joint is Jumping, A Flash in the Pan, Big Bad Betty, Egotistical Guy, Just Can't Get Enough of That Stuff, Return to Sorrento, I'll Never Do a Show Like That No More, Jumping at the Jubilee, Harlem Nocturne, Flying Home, Knock Me a Kiss, Corn on the Cobb, Caldonia, Caravan
Albums Live From London, The Chevalier Brothers


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1 Retro jump jive band formed in 1982 by vocalist/saxophonist Ray Gelato and guitarist/vocalist Patrice Serapiglia (who at the time was calling himself Maurice Chevalier). Other members included vibes/vocalist Roger Beaujolais, double bassist/vocalist Clark Kent, and drummer John Piper. Chevalier left in 1985, and the band continued until 1988.


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3-2-1 1986 TV Series Themselves - Guest Star

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