Jack Jones

Jack Jones


Jack Jones
Music: South side of the 6100 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born John Allan Jones on Jan. 14, 1938

Jack Jones is known for a rich, appealing tenor-baritone voice and his solid rhythmic sense. He achieved pop stardom in the '60s, when rock was king, and his style considered passe. His hit records include "Lollipops and Roses," "Wives and Lovers," "The Race Is On," "Call Me Irresponsible" and "The Impossible Dream."

"Lollipops" won him a Best Male Solo Vocal Performance Grammy in 1961; "Wives," which reached No. 14 on the Billboard Magazine pop charts, earned him a Grammy in 1963. Later, he reached millions of listeners when he sang the theme on the TV show, "The Love Boat."

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