“I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” singer inducted into Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame

(KUSI) – The woman behind the 1953 Christmas song “I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” was recently inducted to the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.

Gayla Peevey is originally from Oklahoma but now lives in San Diego.

Peevey visited Good Morning San Diego to talk about her recent induction and the history behind the famous Christmas Song.

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