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  1. - David Lee Roth copied the Louis Prima arrangement of 'Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody' while Brian Setzer won a Grammy for his version of 'Jump, Jive An' Wail'. The amazing originals are here. Also contains Prima's big hits with the succulent Keely Smith: 'That Old Black Magic' and 'I've Got You Under My Skin' are the epitome of Las Vegas cool.4/5(5).
  2. Oct 13,  · Ex-Stray Cats frontman Brian Setzer scored a big hit with his version of the Prima/Butera classic "Jump Jive An’ Wail." A Gap commercial featured the original Prima/Butera recording of .
  3. A veritable greatest-hits album, The Wildest! is a gem of Louis Prima's catalog. It’s easy to understand why a cut-up rocker with one foot in metal and the other in Vaudeville like David Lee Roth would break out of Van Halen and go solo with a faithful cover of Louis Prima’s version of .
  4. Jump, Jive, an' Wail. Yes, they were "The Wildest." It was an hour before dawn on a Friday in the fall of , and Louis Prima and Keely Smith, backed by sideman sax player Sam Butera and the band, were blowing the roof off the Casbar Lounge of the Sahara Hotel, which rivaled the Sands as the most popular nightspot on the booming Las Vegas Strip.
  5. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Louis Prima Featuring Keely Smith With Sam Butera And The Witnesses - The Wildest! (Part 2) at Discogs. Complete your Louis Prima Featuring Keely Smith With Sam Butera And The Witnesses collection/5(7).
  6. In fact, Prima is a much more complex (and, therefore, underrated) musical figure, as a new compilation of his booming Capitol years, Jump, Jive an' Wail: The Essential Louis Prima, makes.
  7. Louis Leo Prima (December 7, – August 24, ) was an American singer, actor, songwriter, bandleader, and trumpeter. While rooted in New Orleans jazz, swing music, and jump blues, Prima touched on various genres throughout his career: he formed a seven-piece New Orleans-style jazz band in the late s, fronted a swing combo in the s and a big band group in the s, helped to.
  8. The Wildest! is an album by Louis Prima, first released in It features singer Keely Smith with saxophonist Sam Butera and the Witnesses It is considered an innovative mixture of early rock and roll, jump blues and jazz as well as eccentric humor/5(62).
  9. Louis Prima had been leading orchestras for 25 years when, in , he finally got something that turned out to be the biggest break of his career: a late-night lounge act at the Sahara Hotel. It certainly wasn't a coveted gig, but it soon became the hottest ticket in town, with a dynamite stage show that featured Prima, the combination fireplug and master of ceremonies; his wife Keely Smith.

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