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Tom Clavin


Monday, January 10 2011

The Man Whom Elvis Learned From: Louis Prima and 'That Old Black Magic'

Like Elvis, Louis Prima was not just a popular, even wildly popular, hip-thrusting entertainer. He was an incendiary figure, shoving conventions out of the way and blowing up rigid identity-making categories.

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