Jack Jones

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Jazz Singer
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Date of Birth January 14, 1938
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Age 83 years old
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Jack Jones (singer)

John Allan Jones is an American jazz and pop singer and actor. He is the son of actor/singer Allan Jones and Irene Hervey. Jones is primarily a straight-pop singer whose forays into jazz are mostly of the big-band/swing variety. He has won two Grammy Awards. Jones continues to perform concerts around the world, and remains popular in Las Vegas. He is perhaps most widely known for his recordings of "Lollipops and Roses", "Wives and Lovers", "The Race Is On," "The Impossible Dream," "Call Me Irresponsible," "Lady," and "The Love Boat Theme." Jones also sang the opening theme tune for the 1968 film Anzio, "This World Is Yours".

Birth name: John Allan Jones
Born: January 14, 1938, Hollywood, California, U.S.
Genres: Traditional pop, jazz, big band
Occupation(s): Singer, actor
Instruments: Vocals
Years active: 1959–present
Labels: Capitol, Kapp, RCA Victor, MGM
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About Jack Jones

Grammy Award-winning jazz and pop singer whose hits include "The Impossible Dream" and "The Love Boat Theme."

Before Fame

He went to University High School in Los Angeles. He got his start in the music industry by recording for Don Raye.

Achievement

His biggest hit was "Wives and Lovers."

Family Life

He married five times: first to Katie Lee Nuckols in 1960, then to Jill St. John in 1967, then to Gretchen Roberts in 1970, then to Kathryn Simmons in 1977, and finally to Kim Ely in 1982. He has two daughters, Nicole and Crystal.

Associations

In the 1970s, he began releasing more cover songs, including popular tracks by such artists as Randy Newman and Carole King.

Information related to Jack Jones (singer)

  • http://jackjones.lolipop.jp/ Jack Jones endorsed website
  • http://www.famousinterview.ca/interviews/jack_jones.htm Interview with Jones
  • https://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/jack-jones Jack Jones Interview NAMM Oral History Library (1994)
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