Louis Prima And Keely Smith


Louis Prima (December 7, 1910 - August 24, 1978) and Keely Smith (born Dorothy Jacqueline Keely, March 9, 1932) were a jazz/pop vocal duo who began performing together in 1948. They were married in 1953 and divorced in 1961.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Angelina (1944)
  • I'll Walk Alone (1944)
  • Oh Marie (1944)
  • Bell Bottom Trousers (1945)
  • Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) (1947)
  • Oh Babe! (1950)
  • The Bigger The Figure (1952)
  • That Old Black Magic (1958)
  • Bei Mir Bist Du Schon (1959)
  • Wonderland By Night (1960)

Pop charts debut year: 1958

Years active: 1948-1961

Genres: Jazz, pop

Labels: Capitol, Dot, Robin Hood


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