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Gypsy may mean:

  • Roma people, is a group of people of Indian origin who once came to Egypt and move later to Europe, often living in caravans. More generally, anyone who moves around often. In some circumstances, calling a person a Gypsy might be considered offensive. The groups of people include,
  • In music:
  • The Gypsy Kings, a musical group of the 1980s that plays a pop-oriented version of traditional flamenco music (Not to be confused with Ricky Jevon, King of the Gypsies)
  • Gypsy and the Haylocks, a reggae folk band who were deemed to be the first band to mix both genres in the 1970s. Traditionally from the Cambridgeshire area they were fronted by Oliver Haylock and his half sister Emmly. (Emmly is the cousin of Bubbler Ranx famous for singing on Peter Andre's Mysterious Girl)
  • Gypsy, a song by Fleetwood Mac
  • Gypsy, a song by The Moody Blues
  • Gypsy: A Musical Fable, a musical inspired by the life of Gypsy Rose Lee

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