KEELY SMITH

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Keely Smith (Dorothy Jacqueline Keely), jazz vocalist, born 9 March 1928; died 16 December 2017.

American singer who, with her husband Louis Prima, was part of the most successful Las Vegas lounge act of the 1950s.

Standing to one side, her impassive basilisk stare part of the act, the singer Keely Smith, who has died aged 89, excelled as the onstage foil to her extrovert husband, the trumpeter-vocalist Louis Prima. Where Prima was manic, cavorting around the stage, singing with gusto and playing hot jazz trumpet, Smith was the epitome of cool, her vocals like a balm amid all the mayhem. Prima and Smith were the most successful Las Vegas lounge act of the 1950s, playing season after season at the famed Sahara hotel with their supporting band, the Witnesses. Tourists loved them, as did the Rat Pack crowd and other celebrities. Barely a night passed, it seems, without Frank Sinatra or
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KEELY SMITH I Wish You Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Wish You Love
Vocal Jazz 1957
KEELY SMITH Politely! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Politely!
Vocal Jazz 1958
KEELY SMITH Be My Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Be My Love
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1959
KEELY SMITH Swingin' Pretty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin' Pretty
Vocal Jazz 1959
KEELY SMITH Swing, You Lovers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing, You Lovers
Vocal Jazz 1960
KEELY SMITH A Keely Christmas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Keely Christmas
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1960
KEELY SMITH Twist With Keely Smith album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Twist With Keely Smith
RnB 1961
KEELY SMITH Dearly Beloved album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dearly Beloved
Vocal Jazz 1961
KEELY SMITH Because You're Mine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Because You're Mine
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1962
KEELY SMITH What Kind Of Fool Am I? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What Kind Of Fool Am I?
Vocal Jazz 1962
KEELY SMITH Cherokeely Swings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cherokeely Swings
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1962
KEELY SMITH Little Girl Blue / Little Girl New album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Little Girl Blue / Little Girl New
Vocal Jazz 1963
KEELY SMITH The Intimate Keely Smith album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Intimate Keely Smith
Vocal Jazz 1964
KEELY SMITH Sings The John Lennon - Paul McCartney Songbook album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sings The John Lennon - Paul McCartney Songbook
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1964
KEELY SMITH That Old Black Magic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
That Old Black Magic
Vocal Jazz 1965
KEELY SMITH You're Breaking My Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You're Breaking My Heart
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1965
KEELY SMITH I'm In Love Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'm In Love Again
Vocal Jazz 1985
KEELY SMITH Keely Sings Sinatra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Keely Sings Sinatra
Vocal Jazz 2001
KEELY SMITH Keely Swings Basie-Style With Strings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Keely Swings Basie-Style With Strings
Vocal Jazz 2002

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KEELY SMITH Vegas `58 - Today album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vegas `58 - Today
Vocal Jazz 2005

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KEELY SMITH 6 Classic Albums album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
6 Classic Albums
Vocal Jazz 2017

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