Louis Prima: In Person! - His Wildest Performances 1936-1973

Overview

Italian-American jump blues vocalist Louis Prima (1911-78) did countless television and concert performances over the years; this box set compiles many of Prima's most memorable on-camera appearances. The selections featured herein showcase a number of different ensembles toplined by Prima, including: Louis Prima's New Orleans Gang, Louis Prima & His Orchestra, Louis Prima with Keely Smith & Sam Butera and the Witnesses, Louis Prima with Sam Butera & The Witnesses and Louis Prima with Gia Maione with ...
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Overview

Italian-American jump blues vocalist Louis Prima (1911-78) did countless television and concert performances over the years; this box set compiles many of Prima's most memorable on-camera appearances. The selections featured herein showcase a number of different ensembles toplined by Prima, including: Louis Prima's New Orleans Gang, Louis Prima & His Orchestra, Louis Prima with Keely Smith & Sam Butera and the Witnesses, Louis Prima with Sam Butera & The Witnesses and Louis Prima with Gia Maione with Sam Butera & The Witnesses. Tracks include: "When the Saints Go Marching In," "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You," "Come On-A My House," "Sing, Sing, Sing," and many more.
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Special Features

Swing It! (1936); Sing, Sing, Sing featuring Jimmy Vincent (1943); When You're Smiling/Sheik of Araby (1959); Story 'Bout the Dog (1965); Jump, Jive, an' Wail (2010) - Louis Prima Jr. & the Witnesses (featuring Sarah Spiegel)
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/17/2011
  • UPC: 089353710422
  • Source: S'more Entertainment
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 44,781

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Louis Prima
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Louis Prima: In Person! - His Wildest Performances 1936-1973
1. Intro Louis Prima Jr./Opening Credits [1:04]
2. Louis Prima Early Career [1:09]
3. The Bonnie Banks O'Loch Lomond (1937) [3:35]
4. That Old Black Magic (1943) [2:00]
5. Italian Songs and Early Louis On TV [:29]
6. I'll Be Seeing You (1949) [1:41]
7. Come On-A My House (1951) [1:31]
8. Louis In the Mid-1950's [:26]
9. Medley: Flip Flop Fly/Robin Hood/Oh! Marie (1955) [3:17]
10. Intro Keely Smith: Can't Help Lovin That Man of Mine (1955) [4:16]
11. When the Saints Go Marching In (1955) [2:35]
12. That Old Black Magic With Keely Smith (1959) [3:00]
13. Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody (1959) [3:25]
14. I've Got You Under My Skin With Keely Smith (1959) [2:20]
15. Louis In the Early 1960's [:34]
16. Coolin' (1961) [4:04]
17. Intro Gia Maione: Undecided (1962) [3:09]
18. Big Daddy Featuring Gia Maione (1962) [3:38]
19. I Want You to Be My Baby Featuring Gia Maione (1964) [1:44]
20. Italian American Songs [:29]
21. Buona Sera (1964) [1:52]
22. Sam Butera [:25]
23. You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You Featuring Sam Butera (1964) [2:35]
24. Origins if Sing, Sing, Sing [:39]
25. Sing, Sing, Sing Featuring Jimmy Vincent (1964) [3:56]
26. Louis In the 60's and 70's [:45]
27. As Time Goes By (1971) [3:36]
28. Just a Gigolo/Closing Credits [3:31]
1. Swing It! (1936) [16:14]
2. Sing, Sing, Sing Featuring Jimmy Vincent (1943) [1:51]
3. When You're Smiling/Sheik of Araby (Color, 1959) [1:39]
4. Story 'Bout the Dog (1965) [2:11]
5. Jump, Jive, an' Wail - Louis Prima Jr. & the Witnesses Featuring Sarah Spiegel [3:45]
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