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Year of release: One listen to this 3-LP set simply called SPIKE JONES makes it eminently clear that beyond the blank pistol, cowbells and other strange noisemakers Spike punctuated his songs with, the City Slickers were one and all incredibly talented musicians.5/5(4).
Ballads and classical works receiving the Jones treatment would be punctuated with gunshots, whistles, cowbells, and ridiculous vocals. Jones was born on the 14th December in Long Beach, California. He got his nickname by being so thin that he was compared to a railroad spike. At the age of eleven he got his first set of drums.
SPIKE JONES • THE BEST OF SPIKE JONES VOL. 2 • Spike Jones & His City Slickers $ ALBUM JACKET NM (In Original Cellophane) • VINYL RECORD NM/M. RCA. 1 in stock. Add to cart. SKU: AYL(e)-P Categories: Big Band, Comedy, Spike Jones.
Label: RCA Victor - RCS/ • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation, Repress • Country: Germany • Genre: Pop • Style: Novelty, Parody Spike Jones And His City Slickers - Spike Jones Murders Them All (Vinyl) | Discogs/5(18).
Aug 31, · "Carmen Murdered" is part of the series "Spike Jones is Murdering the Classics." When a musician from that era says he `murdered' a song. it means he played it badly but at least he got through it. It's better than a `train wreck' where they all stop in a cascade of sour notes/5(2).
Spike Jones and His Other Orchestra played lush arrangements of dance hits. This alternative group played nightclub engagements and was an artistic success, but the paying public preferred the City Slickers and stayed away. Jones wound up paying some of the band's expenses out of his own pocket.
Oct 02, · Published on Oct 2, Lunatic band leader Spike Jones guides his City Slickers through yet another travesty of musical misappropriation. This time he murders the maestro Bizet's "Carmen" - or at.