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About Spike Jones
Lindley Armstrong Jones, professionally known as Spike Jones, was an amazing talent in the music world. He was a man whose name was synonymous with real amusement in the US for more than three decades of his professional career.
As a musician and bandleader, he excelled in comedic interpretations of famous tunes and orchestral music. Widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of his time he was associated with several notable acts but later found success in the 1940s with the band The City Slickers following the release of their single "Der Fuehrer's Face,".
Later in his career, he established a successful name for himself by releasing a long-range of successful albums, including "Spike Jones in Stereo," "My Man," and "Dinner Music For People Who Aren't Very Hungry."
Spike Jones – children, parents and spouses
He had two children namely Spike Jones, Jr. and Leslie Ann Jones.
He married Helen Grayco from 1948 to 1965 and Patricia Middleton between 1935 and 1946.
He was born to Lindley Murray Jones and Ada Armstrong Jones.
- The Field School
- San Francisco Art Institute
- Walt Whitman High School
Jones was 1.7 meters tall.
A trained restaurant cook taught him how to utilize kitchen utensils as musical instruments.
He had his first drum set at age eleven.
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F.A.Q. about Spike Jones
When is his birthday?
Spike Jones' birthday is on December 14, 1911.
In how many days is his birthday?
Spike's birthday is in 314 days
How old was Spike when he died?
He was 53 years old.
When did he die?
He died in May 1, 1965.
How old would he be today?
Spike Jones would be 111 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Spike from?
He was born in Long Beach, California, U.S..