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A giant in the world of swing, Louis Prima had a history of successful recordings dating back to the 30s', but it was during his tenure with Columbia (1951-53), that he reigned supreme. Legacy now presents his trademark New Orleans dialect and jumping Blues & Rhythm big band sound with the release of his pinnacle, Breaking It Up! This newly re-mastered edition offers 15 of his biggest songs ("Eleanor," "The Bigger the Figure," "Ooh-Dahdily Dah") - many never before on CD.
A giant in the world of swing, Louis Prima had a history of successful recordings dating back to the 30s', but it was during his tenure with Columbia (1951-53), that he reigned supreme. Legacy now presents his trademark New Orleans dialect and jumping Blues & Rhythm big band sound with the release of his pinnacle, Breaking It Up! This newly re-mastered edition offers 15 of his biggest songs ("Eleanor," "The Bigger the Figure," "Ooh-Dahdily Dah") - many never before on CD.
074646525920

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Format: CD
Label: SNY
Catalog: 65259
Rel. Date: 10/27/1998
UPC: 074646525920

Breaking It Up
Artist: Louis Prima
Format: CD
New: Available $12.98 Used: Available
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A giant in the world of swing, Louis Prima had a history of successful recordings dating back to the 30s', but it was during his tenure with Columbia (1951-53), that he reigned supreme. Legacy now presents his trademark New Orleans dialect and jumping Blues & Rhythm big band sound with the release of his pinnacle, Breaking It Up! This newly re-mastered edition offers 15 of his biggest songs ("Eleanor," "The Bigger the Figure," "Ooh-Dahdily Dah") - many never before on CD.
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