Best of Spike Jones

The Best of Spike Jones

Cast: Spike Jones, Freddie Morgan, George Rock, Frederick Gas

     
 
Experience the very best of The Spike Jones Show with this collection featuring more than 60 of the comedic bandleader's biggest hits. A true musical innovator, Jones and his band The City Slickers kept music lovers in stitches from the 1940s to the early-1960s. Not only did the celebrated parody king bring families together in laughter every week, but he also

Overview

Experience the very best of The Spike Jones Show with this collection featuring more than 60 of the comedic bandleader's biggest hits. A true musical innovator, Jones and his band The City Slickers kept music lovers in stitches from the 1940s to the early-1960s. Not only did the celebrated parody king bring families together in laughter every week, but he also influenced generations of future comics and musicians, from Frank Zappa to Weird Al Yankovick and Billy Crystal. Now, the laughter lives on with this set featuring show regulars Helen Grayco, Billy Barty, Sir Fredrick Gas, and Freddy Morgan, and special guest stars Howdy Doody and Eddy Arnold.,

Product Details

Release Date:
11/24/2009
UPC:
0617742217698
Original Release:
2009
Source:
Spike Jones
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
3:28:00

Special Features

Two never-before-aired pilots, marking the band's television debut

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Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Best of Spike Jones
1. Farandole [1:11]
2. William Tell Overture Featuring Doodles Weaver [3:04]
3. I'm In the Mood For Love Featuring Billy Barty [4:28]
4. Minka [6:47]
5. The Poet and Peasant Overture [2:55]
6. It's Tough to Be a Girl Musician, Especially If You Happen to Be a Man [7:47]
7. Spike Jones Hits Medley [13:15]
8. Out Thanks to You/Credits [10:15]
2. Persian Market Medley [1:10]
3. Cry [7:13]
4. Sock Myself on the Chin [2:09]
5. Melody In F [1:28]
6. Hotcha Cornya [1:58]
7. Goin' Down South [1:40]
8. San [1:49]
9. Stranger In Paradise [1:55]
10. Life's Not So Bad In Prison Featuring Eddy Arnold and Joe Besser [6:48]
11. Holiday for Strings [10:59]
12. That's Amore [5:25]
13. Indian Love Call Featuring Mimi Benzell [4:54]
14. Our Thanks to You/Credits [4:46]
Disc #2 -- The Best of Spike Jones
2. Pass the Biscuits Mirandy [2:26]
3. Cold Cold Heart [3:48]
4. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You [4:10]
5. Cocktails For Two Featuring Hugh Herbert and Lauritz Melchior [4:21]
6. That Old Black Magic [3:17]
7. Baby Mustang [3:32]
8. Has Anybody Seen My Gal [2:08]
9. Pop Goes the Weasel [2:50]
10. The Typewriter Song [2:09]
11. Ricochet Romance [3:05]
12. Bye Bye Blues [2:23]
13. Love In Bloom Featuring Zazu Pitts [4:03]
14. Changing Partners [2:56]
15. Bye Bye Blackbird Featuring Howdy Doody, Buffalo Bob, and Clarabell [3:45]
16. Older Than Dust Medley [5:54]
17. Out Thanks to You/Credits [:59]
18. Chapter 18 [:01]
1. Chapter 1 [1:11]
2. Chapter 2 [2:26]
3. Chapter 3 [3:48]
4. Chapter 4 [4:10]
5. Chapter 5 [4:21]
6. Chapter 6 [3:17]
7. Chapter 7 [3:32]
8. Chapter 8 [2:08]
9. Chapter 9 [2:50]
10. Chapter 10 [2:09]
11. Chapter 11 [3:05]
12. Chapter 12 [2:23]
13. Chapter 13 [4:03]
14. Chapter 14 [2:56]
15. Chapter 15 [3:45]
16. Chapter 16 [5:54]
17. Chapter 17 [:59]
18. Chapter 18 [:01]
2. Sabre Dance [2:51]
3. Yes Sir That's My Baby [3:31]
4. Flight of the Bumblebee [2:15]
5. Yankee Doodle Dandy [2:59]
6. I Don't Know Why [1:31]
7. Linger a While [2:03]
8. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter [3:11]
9. The Foreign Legion [10:38]
10. All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth [1:20]
11. Black and Blue Danube Waltz [3:54]
12. McNamara's Band [1:57]
13. 12th Street Rag [2:54]
14. Secret Love Featuring Perezprado and His Orchestra [9:16]
15. Our Thanks to You/Credits [:56]

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