Keely Smith, a legend on the Las Vegas strip, and Lisa alternated shows at the Desert Inn (See Critics On Lisa), Keely singing all those great Louie Prima-Keely Smith arrangments.
As Lisa tells it, "Night after night, two shows a night, six days a week, I would sit in the dressing room listening to that wonderful music.
"When the engagement ended," says Lisa, "I had withdrawal
symptoms. I really missed Keely and her music."
So, as Lisa tells her audiences today, she added one of the classic Keely Smith-Louis Prima numbers ("Old Black Magic") to her own act--"note for note."