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Spike Jones and His City Slickers

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Lindley Armstrong "Spike" Jones (December 14, 1911 – May 1, 1965) was an American musician and bandleader specializing in performing satirical arrangements of popular songs. Ballads and classical works receiving the Jones treatment would be punctuated with gunshots, whistles, cowbells, and ...

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Biography

Lindley Armstrong "Spike" Jones (December 14, 1911 – May 1, 1965) was an American musician and bandleader specializing in performing satirical arrangements of popular songs. Ballads and classical works receiving the Jones treatment would be punctuated with gunshots, whistles, cowbells, and outlandish vocals. Through the 1940s and early 1950s, his band recorded under the title Spike Jones and his City Slickers and toured the United States and Canada under the title The Musical Depreciation Revue.

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All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth
All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth
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Spike Jones
The Sailor with the Navy Blue Eyes
Come Josephine In My Flying Machine
I dream of Brownie with the Light Blue Jeans (vocal: Carl Grayson & The Barefooted Pennsyl
I dream of Brownie with the Light Blue Jeans (vocal: Carl Grayson & The Barefooted Pennsyl
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