Spike Jones Off the Record: The Man Who Murdered Music; by Jordan R. Young

"Good evening, music lovers.”  Thus did Spike Jones introduce his popular weekly radio program and stage performances.  The pistol-packing bandleader’s wreck-reations of popular music brightened some of World War II’s darkest hours.  Spike Jones Off the Record explores the public and private worlds of a complex individual: a serious man in a funny suit; a no-nonsense boss with a razor-sharp tongue; and a public relations wizard who worked his best magic behind the scenes.  Interviews with over 100 of Jones' friends and associates provide a wealth of anecdotes and revelations.  Includes rare photos, a comprehensive discography, a who's who of City Slickers, and a foreword by radio personality Dr. Demento.

Softcover, 6 x 9, 398 pgs.

Spike Jones Off the Record: The Man Who Murdered Music; by Jordan R. Young

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