SPIKE JONES

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Lindley Armstrong Jones was a musical genius. In the wild and woolly days before multi-track recording, MTV, and certainly digital entertainment content, Spike Jones put together a top-flight musical organization that the world has not seen the likes of since. Known as the City Slickers, the emphasis was on comedy, primarily doing dead-on satires of popular songs on the hit parade and taking the air out of pompous classical selections as well.

Not merely content to do cornball renderings of standard material or trite novelty tunes for comedic effect, Jones' musical vision encompassed whistles, bells, gargling, broken glass, and gunshots perfectly timed and wedded to the most musical and unmusical of source points. His stage show was no less mind-boggling, needing a full railroad car just to carry the props alone, all presented without electronic gimmickry of any kind, with visuals that would make your eyes pop out of your head.
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Absolutely Essential 3 CD CollectionAbsolutely Essential 3 CD Collection
Ais 2011
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Omnibust/60 Years Of DiscoveryOmnibust/60 Years Of Discovery
Collectables 2006
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Strictly for Music LoversStrictly for Music Lovers
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Proper Box Uk 1999
$11.98
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Spiked: The Music Of Spike JonesSpiked: The Music Of Spike Jones
SONY MASTERWORKS 1994
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Spike Jones - Greatest HitsSpike Jones - Greatest Hits
Sony Legacy 1999
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Spike Jones In Hi-FiSpike Jones In Hi-Fi
Hallmark Uk 2018
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SPIKE JONES How The Circus Learned To Smile album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
How The Circus Learned To Smile
Big Band 1949
SPIKE JONES Spike Jones Favorites album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Jones Favorites
Big Band 1950
SPIKE JONES Spike Jones Murders Carmen And Kids The Classics album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Jones Murders Carmen And Kids The Classics
Big Band 1953
SPIKE JONES Spike Jones Plays The Charleston For Dancing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Jones Plays The Charleston For Dancing
Big Band 1954
SPIKE JONES Let's Sing a Song of Christmas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Let's Sing a Song of Christmas
Big Band 1956
SPIKE JONES Dinner Music... for People Who Aren't Very Hungry! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dinner Music... for People Who Aren't Very Hungry!
Big Band 1957
SPIKE JONES Spike Jones Presents A Xmas Spectacular album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Jones Presents A Xmas Spectacular
Big Band 1959
SPIKE JONES Featuring Spike Jones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Featuring Spike Jones
Big Band 1959
SPIKE JONES Spike Jones In Stereo (A Spooktacular In Screaming Sound!) (aka Dracula, Frankenstein et Cie) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Jones In Stereo (A Spooktacular In Screaming Sound!) (aka Dracula, Frankenstein et Cie)
Big Band 1959
SPIKE JONES Thank You, Music Lovers (aka The Best of Spike Jones and His City Slickers) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Thank You, Music Lovers (aka The Best of Spike Jones and His City Slickers)
Big Band 1960
SPIKE JONES 60 Years Of 0.00 | 0 ratings
60 Years Of "Music America Hates Best" (aka Go Crazy With Spike Jones)
Big Band 1960
SPIKE JONES Omnibust album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Omnibust
Big Band 1960
SPIKE JONES Washington Square album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Washington Square
Big Band 1963
SPIKE JONES New Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Band
Big Band 1964
SPIKE JONES My Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Man
Big Band 1964
SPIKE JONES The New Band Of Spike Jones Plays Hank Williams Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The New Band Of Spike Jones Plays Hank Williams Hits
Big Band 1965
SPIKE JONES It's A Spike Jones Christmas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's A Spike Jones Christmas
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1970
SPIKE JONES Spike Jones Is Murdering the Classics album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Jones Is Murdering the Classics
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1971
SPIKE JONES That Old Black Magic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
That Old Black Magic
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1975
SPIKE JONES The Hilarious Spike Jones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Hilarious Spike Jones
Big Band 1976
SPIKE JONES Showcase album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Showcase
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1978
SPIKE JONES The King Of Corn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The King Of Corn
Big Band 1978
SPIKE JONES I Went To Your Wedding album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Went To Your Wedding
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1980
SPIKE JONES The Uncollected Spike Jones And His Other Orchestra 1946 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Uncollected Spike Jones And His Other Orchestra 1946
Big Band 1982

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SPIKE JONES It's a Spike Jones Christmas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's a Spike Jones Christmas
Big Band 1970
SPIKE JONES The Wacky World of Spike Jones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Wacky World of Spike Jones
Big Band 1977
SPIKE JONES Riot Squad album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Riot Squad
Big Band 1989
SPIKE JONES Musical Depreciation Revue: The Spike Jones Anthology album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Musical Depreciation Revue: The Spike Jones Anthology
Big Band 1994
SPIKE JONES Musical Depreciation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Musical Depreciation
Big Band 1996
SPIKE JONES A Musical Contribution By America's Best album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Musical Contribution By America's Best
Big Band 1997
SPIKE JONES Musical Mayhem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Musical Mayhem
Big Band 1998
SPIKE JONES Strictly for Music Lovers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Strictly for Music Lovers
Big Band 1999
SPIKE JONES (Not) Your Standard Spike Jones Collection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
(Not) Your Standard Spike Jones Collection
Big Band 2002
SPIKE JONES Clink Clink Another Drink album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Clink Clink Another Drink
Big Band 2002
SPIKE JONES My Two Front Teeth album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Two Front Teeth
Big Band 2007

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