Tennessee Waltz - Spike Jones - The Man Who Murdered Music (CD)
The past decade or so has seen a veritable avalanche of re-issues of Spike Jones recordings. What sets this collection apart is the inclusion of some very rare items. 'I wuv a Wabbit' (sung by Elmer Fudd), 'My Cornet' (featuring George Rock), 'Fiddle Faddle' and 'Alto, baritone and bass' were never released at the time of the recording!5/5(2). What would you do if you had the chance to produce a compilation album of music by one of your favorite artists? I found out when Good Music Record Co. gave me the opportunity to put together a Spike Jones album for their mail-order catalog. When I told them about all the rare previously-unissued material available, they said, "Never mind rare, give us the most entertaining material you can."8/ Song information for Tennessee Waltz - Spike Jones on AllMusic. Song information for Tennessee Waltz - Spike Jones on AllMusic AllMusic. New Releases. Featured New Releases Spike Jones: The Man Who Murdered Music. Good Music: Spike Jones.
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How are ratings calculated? Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Some of the City Slickers band members appeared and recorded with the Other Orchestra, but most of the Other Orchestra personnel consisted of "serious," accomplished studio musicians from the Los Angeles area.
The one outstanding recording by the Other Orchestra is "Laura", which features a serious first half played exquisitely by the Other Orchestra and a manic second half played hilariously by the City Slickers.
Jones' son, Spike Jones Jr. Tennessee Waltz - Spike Jones - The Man Who Murdered Music (CD)Jones had an uncredited bandleading part in the Dead End Kids film Give Us Wingsappearing Tennessee Waltz - Spike Jones - The Man Who Murdered Music (CD) camera for about four seconds.
Jones was set to team with Abbott and Costello for a Universal Pictures comedy, but when Lou Costello withdrew for medical reasons, Universal replaced the comedy team with look-alikes Hugh O'Brian and Buddy Hackettand promoted Jones to the leading role. Inthe Jones gang worked on numerous Soundiesmusical shorts similar to later music videos which were shown on coin-operated projectors in arcades, malt shops, and taverns. The band appeared on camera under their own name in four of the Soundies "Clink!
Mel Blancthe voice of Bugs Bunny and other Warner Brothers cartoon characters, performed a drunken, hiccuping verse for 's "Clink! Another Drink" reissued in as "The Clink! Jones saw the potential of television and filmed two half-hour pilot films, Foreign Legion and Wild Bill Hiccupin the summer of Veteran comedy director Eddie Cline worked on both, but neither was successful.
The band fared much better on live television, where their spontaneous antics and crazy visual gags guaranteed the viewers a good time. Spike usually dressed in a suit with an enormous check pattern and was seen leaping around playing a washboard, cowbells, a suite of klaxons and foghorns, then xylophone, then shooting a pistol.
The decline of big bands and the rise of rock and roll in the early s had a marked effect on Spike Jones' repertoire. Early rock songs were already novelties, and Jones could not spoof them the same way he had lampooned "Cocktails for Two", "Chloe" or "Laura". He played rock music for laughs when he presented "for the first time on television, the bottom half of Elvis Presley!
Jones was always prepared to adapt to changing tastes. Inwhen America was nostalgically looking back at the s, Jones recorded a straight album of Charleston arrangements. Inhe responded to the growing market for children's records, with tunes aimed directly at kids like "Socko, the Smallest Snowball". Over the years, Jones had become increasingly unhappy at RCA Victor due to management censoring his recordings and other matters, and he left the label in His later recordings were issued by VerveLiberty and Warner Bros.
InJones supervised an album of Christmas songs, many of which were performed seriously. Innoting the television success of Lawrence Welk and his dance band, he revamped his own act for television. Gone was the old City Slickers mayhem, replaced by a more straightforward big-band sound, with tongue-in-cheek comic moments.
The whole field of comedy records changed from musical spoofs to spoken-word comedy Bob NewhartMort SahlStan Freberg. Spike Jones adapted to this, too; most of his later albums are spoken-word comedy, including the horror-genre sendup Spike Jones in Stereo and the send-up of television programs of the period in Omnibust One of his New Band tracks in was a cover of " Dominique ", a recent hit by The Singing Nunin which he not only plays part of the melody on a banjo but melds the melody successfully with " When the Saints Go Marching In!
Jones was a lifelong heavy smoker, reportedly packs a day, and eventually he developed breathing problems, including emphysema. Never the picture of health, his emphysema advanced to the point where he used an oxygen tank both on and offstage and he was confined to a seat behind his drum set while performing.
In spite of his illness, he continued smoking until his death on May 1, at the age of Syndicated radio personality Dr. Demento regularly features Jones' music on his program of comedy and novelty tracks. The song's protagonist's paramour states of Jones: "I can't take the way he sings, but I love to hear him talk. BMG Catalyst. A scene in the romantic comedy I. Inthe Belgian synthpop group Telex paid homage to Spike Jones in their album Looney Tuneswith a song named after him.
The intro of that Tennessee Waltz - Spike Jones - The Man Who Murdered Music (CD) is a part of the intro from Camptown Races. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with the filmmaker Spike Jonze. For other people named Spike Jones, see Spike Jones disambiguation, Tennessee Waltz - Spike Jones - The Man Who Murdered Music (CD). Long Beach, CaliforniaU. Archived from the original on 14 April Retrieved 4 May New York Sunday News.
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Spike Jones: The Man Who Murdered Music Spike Jones Lindley Armstrong "Spike" Jones (December 14, – May 1, ) was an American musician and bandleader specializing in performing satirical arrangements of popular songs. Lindley Armstrong Jones (December 14, – May 1, ), known as Spike Jones, was an American musician and bandleader specializing in spoof arrangements of popular songs and classical arenhatdypenni.pleadincarcurecudicnervlogribotu.cos receiving the Jones treatment were punctuated with gunshots, whistles, cowbells and outlandish and comedic vocals. Spike Jones And His CIty Slickers - Carmen Murdered! (Spike Jones Suspected) (7", Album The Tennessee Waltz and 2 more Spike Jones And His City Slickers - Spike Jones - The Man Who Murdered Music (CD, Comp) The Good Music Record Co., RCA Special Products, BMG Direct: , DMC US.
Bonnie Raitt & Norah Jones~Tennessee Waltz.
"Tennessee Waltz" is a popular country music song with lyrics by Redd Stewart and music by Pee Wee King written in and first released in January The song became a multimillion seller via a recording – as "The Tennessee Waltz" – by Patti Page. Bonnie Raitt & Norah Jones~Tennessee Waltz.
Further Details Title: The Absolutely Essential Artist: Spike Jones Catalogue Number: Barcode: Format: CD Condition: New Number Of Discs: 3 Release Date: Sub Genre: Comedy Tracklist: Hotcha Cornia (Hotcha Chornya - Russian Folk Songs) Fiddle Faddle Minka Tennessee Waltz I Went to Your Wedding Knock Knock Who's There 1 5/5(2).
Further Details Title: The Absolutely Essential Artist: Spike Jones Catalogue Number: Barcode: Format: CD Condition: New Number Of Discs: 3 Release Date: Sub Genre: Comedy Tracklist: Hotcha Cornia (Hotcha Chornya - Russian Folk Songs) Fiddle Faddle Minka Tennessee Waltz I Went to Your Wedding Knock Knock Who's There 1 5/5(2). Feb 04, · For example, 'Chloe' is on just about every Spike Jones CD, but here is a version I have never heard before. There are also some hilarious tracks, that were new to me, but instantly became some of my favourites. Examples are the Tennessee Waltz and Rum Tee Diddle Yump. On first hearing, the latter one had me in arenhatdypenni.pleadincarcurecudicnervlogribotu.cos:
Feb 04, · For example, 'Chloe' is on just about every Spike Jones CD, but here is a version I have never heard before. There are also some hilarious tracks, that were new to me, but instantly became some of my favourites. Examples are the Tennessee Waltz and Rum Tee Diddle Yump. On first hearing, the latter one had me in arenhatdypenni.pleadincarcurecudicnervlogribotu.cos:
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