Earl Zinger is a fictional character created by Rob Gallagher, formerly of UK band Galliano. He has released 2 albums combining soul, funk, dub and comedy. Below is the made-up biography from his record label... Earl Zinger started his career in late forties New York. A well respected crooner of his day, he plied his trade up and down the bars of 52nd Street. He had already been credited with initiating many of the dance steps of the time such as the 'Harlem Stride' or the better known 'Manhattan Rhumba' when he teamed up with various songwriters.