Jones' son, Spike Jones J. called attention to the precision of his father's most outlandish musical arrangements: "One of the things that people don't realize about Dad's kind of music is, when you replace a C-sharp with a gunshot, it has to be a C-sharp gunshot or it sounds awful. In 1956 Jones supervised an album of Christmas songs, many of which were performed seriously. In 1957, noting 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 New Band of Spike Jones Plays Hank Williams Hits (1965). Spike Jones Is Murdering the Classics (1971). The Best of Spike Jones Volume 2 (1977).
The New Band Of Spike Jones.
Spike Jones – New Band. Label: Liberty – LST-7349. Cover: Spike Jones - Instrumental, With that Washington square sound. Matrix, Runout (Run-out stamp side A): LS. 349. Matrix, Runout (Run-out stamp side B): LS. Other Versions (2 of 2) View All.
SPIKE JONES is a jazz related pop/art song/folk big band music artist. Washington Square The New Band of Spike Jones LST-7338 Liberty LP Liberty (1963).
Spike Jones and His Other Orchestra. The very name of Spike Jones became synonymous with crazy music. While he enjoyed the fame and prosperity, he was annoyed that nobody seemed to see beyond the craziness. In 1957, noting the TV success of Lawrence Welk and his dance band, he revamped his own act for television. The new band was known as Spike Jones and the Band that Plays for Fun. He also recorded a cover of "Dominique," a hit by The Singing Nun, in which he not only plays part of the melody on a banjo but melds the melody successfully with "When the Saints Go Marching In!" The last City Slickers record was the LP Dinner Music For People Who Aren't Very Hungry.
Spike Jones And The Band That Plays For Fun – 60 Years Of Music America Hates Best (Liberty LRP-3154) 1960. Go Crazy With Spike Jones (World Record Club T-409) 1060. The New Band Of) Spike Jones – Washington Square (Liberty LRP-3338) 1963. Spike Jones New Band – My Man (Liberty LRP-3370) 1964. Spike Jones New Band – same (Liberty LST-7349) 1964. The New Band Of Spike Jones – Plays Hank Williams (Liberty LST-7401) 1965. Spike Jones in color! On CD: The Best O. RCA CD 53748-2) 1992. Spike Jones Is Murdering The Classics (RCA CD 77 2) 1993.
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|A1||The Alley Cat Song
Written-By – F. Bjorn*, J. Harlen*
|A2||The Ballad Of Jed Clampett
Written-By – Paul Henning
|A3||Frankie And Johnnie
Arranged By – Carl Brandt, Spike Jones
Written-By – Lorenzo Barcelata
Written-By – B. McGuire*, Randy Sparks
Written-By – B. Goldstein*
Written-By – Weill*, Anderson*
|B2||Blowin' In The Wind
Written-By – Bob Dylan
|B3||Puff (The Magic Dragon)
Written-By – Lipton*, Yarrow*
|B4||Red Sails In The Sunset
Written-By – H. Williams, Will Graz*, J. Kennedy*
Arranged By – Carl Brandt, Spike Jones
|B6||If I Had A Hammer
Written-By – Hays*, Seeger*
- Record Company – Liberty Records, Inc.
- Pressed By – Monarch Record Mfg. Co.
- Arranged By – Carl Brandt
- Cover – Studio Five
- Engineer – Dave Wiechman
- Producer – Dave Pell
NotesLiberty Records a subsidiary of Avnet Electronics Corp.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): 6898
- Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): 6899
- Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout - Stamped / S1 ∆7324 - Etched): (MR) LST-7338-6898-S1 ∆7324
- Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout - Stamped / S2 ∆7324X - Etched): (MR) LST-7338-6899 S2 ∆7324X
|LST-7338||The New Band Of Spike Jones*||Washington Square (LP, Album)||Liberty||LST-7338||US||1963|
|LT-7338||The New Band Of Spike Jones*||Washington Square (Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album)||Liberty||LT-7338||US||Unknown|
|LST-7338||The New Band Of Spike Jones*||Washington Square (7", Album, Jukebox)||Liberty||LST-7338||US||1963|
|LRP-3338||The New Band Of Spike Jones*||Washington Square (LP, Album, Mono)||Liberty||LRP-3338||US||1963|
|LRP-3338||The New Band Of Spike Jones*||Washington Square (LP, Album, Mono)||Liberty||LRP-3338||Canada||1963|