The Art of Pop #61


Politely!
(Keely Smith)
(Capitol Records; 1958)

5 comments:

Joe Thompson said...

The best dead pan since Buster Keaton.

Peter L. Winkler said...

I'd love a cd reissue. Billy May's big band style backing contributed greatly to so many of the Capitol albums from the great vocalists.

Tom Sutpen said...

I'm 90% certain it is (or at least has been) reissued; paired on one disc with another of her Capitol LPs.

Buster Stronghart said...

I asked Phil Shapp, whether Louis Prima had stolen from Louis Armstrong.

Shapp replied: "Everyone steals from Satchmo.

You can still hear a lot of Keely Smith on the Great American Songbook on many NPR stations. We get it from the Palm Beach station WXEL on Sunday afternoons, from3-5....

Jakus said...

Louis Prima and Keely Smith...the greatest entertainment team ever. Yes, I said it.