Spike Jones & His City Slickers
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Cocktails for Two
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Yes We Have No Bananas
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William Tell Overture
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My Old Flame
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Drip Drip Drip (Sloppy Lagoon)

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Spike Jones kept up a frenetic pace in the late 1930s as a freelance studio musician for motion pictures, records, and radio shows. The busy young drummer commuted to Hollywood studios in a station wagon that was a veritable junkyard on wheels. But he had little opportunity to employ cowbells, sirens, and automobile horns in his work at the time. He felt so frustrated he decided to form his own band "where I could make as much noise as I wanted," he once claimed. Delmar Porter... Read more

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