Jack Jones

Singer + Actor + Musician
Born Jan 14, 1938
Age 78
Genres Traditional pop m...
Instruments Singing
Record Label Applause Records

John Allan "Jack" Jones is an American jazz and pop singer. He was one of the most popular vocalists of the 1960s.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jack Jones.


1938 Birth Born on January 14, 1938.


1959 21 Years Old In 1959 Jones was signed to Capitol Records and released the album This Love of Mine and a few singles. … Read More
1961 23 Years Old While performing at a San Francisco club, he was discovered by Pete King, a producer and artist for Kapp Records, who quickly signed him to the label. In August 1961 he recorded the ballad "Lollipops and Roses" (a song by Tony Velona), which became a hit in the following year. … Read More
1967 29 Years Old Jones moved from Kapp (in the UK, London Records) to RCA Victor in 1967. … Read More


1976 38 Years Old …  From 1976 to 1982, he was married to Kathy Simmons.


1979 41 Years Old …  In 1979, he moved to MGM Records, recording the album Nobody Does it Better, which featured a disco track of "The Love Boat", the main (opening) theme from the TV series of the same name, and his Grammy winner, "Wives and Lovers". … Read More
1982 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1982 he recorded an album for Applause Records, with covers of songs by the likes of The Beatles, Billy Joel, and The Eagles.
1987 49 Years Old Jones released I Am a Singer in 1987 for USA Records, and in 1992 he recorded The Gershwin Album for Sony Music, with songs written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin.


1997 59 Years Old In 1997 came NEW Jack Swing (Honest Entertainment), with Jones giving a big band treatment to old standards and assorted pop/rock songs. … Read More


2008 70 Years Old In March 2008, Jones celebrated his 70th birthday, and a half-century in show business with a concert at the McCallum Theatre (Palm Springs). … Read More
2010 72 Years Old In 2010, he recorded an album focusing on the Bergmans' work called Love Makes The Changes. … Read More
2013 75 Years Old …  In 2013, he appeared as a nightclub singer in the film "American Hustle," directed by David O. Russell.
2014 76 Years Old In 2014, he provided the voice of Jason Funderburker the frog and sang several of the songs, including the theme song, for the Cartoon Network mini-series, Over the Garden Wall.
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