RELEASE
May 13, 1991
LABEL
Capitol
GENRES
Jazz, Early R&B, Dixieland, Traditional Pop, Jump Blues, Early Jazz Vocals, Vocal Jazz, Swing

Album Review

What Louis Prima accomplished musically in the company of Sam Butera and the Witnesses and vocalist Keely Smith is in hard evidence on this excellent 26-track compilation. All the classics are aboard with excellent liner notes from Scott Shea and crisp transfers of the original masters ("Angelina-Zooma Zooma," "That Old Black Magic," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Buona Sera" -- which includes a great snippet of studio chatter kicking it off -- "Oh Marie," and the obligatory "Just a Gigolo-I Ain't Got Nobody"). Although this duplicates several tracks with Rhino's Zooma! Zooma! compilation, with the addition of several singles and unissued tracks, this stands as the best single-disc collection available of Prima's tenure with Capitol Records. The perfect place to start your Louis Prima collection.
Cub Koda, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobodyhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  2. Oh Mariehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  3. Buona Serahttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  4. Jump, Jive, An' Wailhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  5. Basin Street Blues/When It's Sleepy Time Down Southhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  6. The Liphttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  7. Whistle Stophttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  8. 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Dayshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  9. Banana Split for My Babyhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  10. There'll Be No Next Timehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  11. When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)/The Sheik of ...https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  12. Baby Won't You Please Come Homehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  13. I've Got the World on a Stringhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  14. Pennies from Heavenhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  15. Angelina/Zooma Zoomahttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  16. Beep! Beep!https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  17. Embraceable You/I Got It Bad and That Ain't Goodhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  18. Sing, Sing, Singhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  19. That Old Black Magichttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  20. The Music Goes 'Round and Aroundhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  21. Hey Boy, Hey Girlhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  22. Lazy Riverhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  23. I've Got You Under My Skinhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  24. You're Just in Lovehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  25. Twist All Nighthttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  26. St. Louis Blueshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/capitol-collectors-series/id726136973?uo=5&at=11l9vR
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