Breaking It Up!

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Breaking It Up!
Studio album by Louis Prima
Released 1958

Breaking It Up! is an album by Louis Prima, first released in 1958. It features an accompaniment by Keely Smith and was composed by Oscar Gomez and Gigi Gryce.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Eleanor" (Gigi Gryce, Paone) - 2:04
  2. "Shake Hands with Santa Claus" (DeLugg, Hilliard) - 2:27
  3. "Oooh-Dahdily-Dah" (Louis Prima, Keely Smith) - 2:21
  4. "Basta" (Barer, Gomez, Wilder) - 2:28
  5. "The Bigger the Figure" (Barer, Wilder) - 2:40
  6. "Boney Bones" (DeMare, Eddy, Louis Prima) - 2:44
  7. "One Mint Julep" (Toombs) - 2:45
  8. "Chili Sauce" (Kinberg) - 1:54
  9. "Oh, Marie" (DeCapua, DiCapua, Louis Prima) - 2:19
  10. "Luigi" (Antonio, Araco, DiLeo) - 2:44
  11. "Paul Revere" (Darnell, Shanon, Stillman) - 2:32
  12. "It's Good as New(I Painted It Blue)" (Bernier, Charlap) - 2:14
  13. "Barnacle Bill the Sailor" (Luther, Robinson, Robison) - 2:25
  14. "Shepherd Boy" (Bagdasarian, Carlyle) - 2:33
  15. "Chop Suey, Chow Mein" (White) - 2:39

Personnel[edit]

  • Billy Vera - Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
  • Lawrence Cohn - Reissue Producer
  • David Mitson - Mastering, Restoration, Archival Restoration
  • Tim Morse - Design
  • Patti Matheny - A&R
  • Tom Burleigh - Product Manager
  • Darren Salmieri - A&R
  • Will Friedwald - Photography, Sessionography
  • Oscar Gomez - Composer
  • Gigi Gryce - Composer
  • Keely Smith - Performer

References[edit]