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Fact #174652


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Gene Barge is born in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. He will become a founding member of the 1960s band The Church Street Five, recording for the locally based label, Legrand Records, operated by Frank Guida. Barge will also become a successful session saxophonist, playing with Fats Domino, Bo Diddley, Big Joe Turner, LaVern Baker, Ray Charles and others. Barge is the Daddy G who inspired the lines "Don't you know that I danced, I danced till a quarter to three, With the help, last night, of Daddy G" in the 1961 hit A Quarter To Three by Gary 'US' Bonds.