The Wildest ! – Louis Prima

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“The Wildest” is a Louis Prima album that was recorded and released in 1956. The album was recorded in Las Vegas and Hollywood, and includes several songs that were performed by Prima and his band, The Witnesses. The album also includes collaborations with artists such as and . Some of the best known songs on the album include Jump, Jive, An' Wail, Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody and Sing, Sing, Sing. ‘The Wildest' was very well received by critics and contributed to Louis Prima's popularity with the public.

Louis Prima was an American musician, singer and actor known for his unique style of jazz and swing. He was born in 1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and began his musical career in the 1920s. He was also known for his energetic stage performances and showmanship and his energy can be heard on this record.

Prima also collaborated with many famous musicians during his career, including Sam Butera and Keely Smith. He died in 1978, but his work continues to be appreciated by jazz and swing fans.

Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody

The most popular version of this global hit is the version by Louis Prima recorded for this record. At the origin of this song is an Austrian tango from the 1920s, which I suggest you listen to here.

This standard will be found on other albums on the 1001 albums list.

Where to listen The Wildest ?

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