Louis Prima

Louis Prima (December 7, 1910 – August 24, 1978) was an American singer, actor, songwriter, and trumpeter. Prima rode the musical trends of his time, starting with his seven-piece New Orleans style jazz band in the 1920s, then successively leading a swing combo in the 1930s, a big band in the 1940s, a Vegas lounge act in the 1950s, and a pop-rock band in the 1960s. In each of his musical endeavors, he incorporated his exuberant personality into his act.

Read more about Louis PrimaEarly Life, The Search For Success, The Big Apple, Louis Prima and His New Orleans Gang, California, Reinvented in New York, World War II, Personality, Fine Taste, Keely Smith, A New Act, Later Years, Legacy, Discography

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VG-lista 1958 - Detailed Listing of Number-one Hits in 1958
... Vaughn "Sail Along Silvery Moon" 44 Billy Vaughn "Sail Along Silvery Moon" 45 Louis Prima "Buona sera" 9 17 No 46 Louis Prima "Buona sera" 47 Louis ...
Mafia II - Soundtrack
... Jive - Louis Jordan his Tympany Five (1944) There'll Be a Hot Time in the Town of Berlin - Bing Crosby The Andrews Sisters (1944) I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams - Bing Crosby (1944) Rum and Coca-Co ... Rags to Riches - Jackie Wilson (1953) That's Amore - Dean Martin (1953) Che la Luna - Louis Prima Keely Smith (1954) Oh, Marie - Louis Prima (1954) Closer to the Bone - Louis Prima (1 ... Comets (1954) Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream) - The Crew-Cuts (1954) When You're Smiling - Louis Prima (1954) Ain't That a Shame - Fats Domino (1955) Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley (1955) In ...
Irving Fazola - Biography
... Many people feel that he adopted the name "Fazola" from Louis Prima, when Faz toured with him ... Prima would tell Faz that he was "Fazola" Italian for "Beans." That being Jazz talk for being cool ... city of New Orleans he worked with such bandleaders as Candy Candido, Louis Prima, Sharkey Bonano, Armand Hug, and Ellis Stratakos ...
Louis Prima - Discography
1956) The Call of the Wildest (1957) The Wildest Show at Tahoe (1957) Las Vegas Prima Style (1958) Strictly Prima (1958) Hey Boy! Hey Girl! (1959 ... Together (1960) Pretty Music Prima Style, Volume 1 (1960) On Stage (1960) Wonderland by Night (1960) Blue Moon (1961) Return of the Wildest (1961) - The last record to feature Keely Smith ... Doin' the Twist (1961) The Wildest Comes Home (1962) - Marks Prima's return to Capitol Records ...

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