Jan Terri

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Jan Terri
Birth name Janice Spagnolia [1]
Also known as The Best Artist The World Has Seen, The Sexiest Artist in the Music Industry
Born (1959-06-17) June 17, 1959 (age 56)
Franklin Park, Illinois
Genres Pop, pop rock, Outsider music
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, drums[2]
Years active 1993–2001, 2011-present
Labels JT Records
Associated acts Marilyn Manson, Punk Bunny, Ida Russel's Kitchen Band, Jan Terri and the Cool Blues

Jan Terri, (born Janice Spagnolia;[1] June 17, 1959) is an American musician from Chicago, Illinois.

Early life and career[edit]

Terri graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 1983 with a degree in broadcast communications and arts and entertainment management and worked as a limousine driver from 1988 to 2002.[3]

Terri had also performed at parties for rock musician Marilyn Manson. Some footage of her as an opening act can be viewed in Manson's God is in the TV collection.[4]

In 2000, Terri was interviewed by Stacey Grenrock-Woods for Comedy Central's The Daily Show, and soon after took a hiatus from recording to care for her mother.[citation needed]

Later career[edit]

In December 2011 Terri released her first single in over a decade, with an accompanying video titled "Excuse My Christmas." The single appears on the album Wild One. [5]

In 2013, Terri released the album No Rules, which featured the single "Skyrockets." [6]

In 2014, Terri released her fifth studio album Holiday Songs. The album featured the single "Ave Maria," with an accompanying video. Also in 2014, she performed on the Punk Bunny single "We Love You (feat. Jan Terri)." She subsequently appeared in the song's video.[7]


Studio albums[edit]

Year Title
1992 Baby Blues
1994 High Risk
2012 Wild One
2013 No Rules
2014 Holiday Songs


Year Title
1993 "Losing You"
1993 "Baby Blues"
1994 "Get Down Goblin"
1994 "Journey To Mars"
1994 "Little Brother"
1994 "Rock 'n' Roll Santa"
2011 "Excuse My Christmas"
2013 "Skyrockets"
2014 "Ave Maria"


  1. ^ a b "Jan Terri Trademark". Trademarkia.com. Retrieved 2012-06-25. 
  2. ^ Jan Terri | Music | Interview | The A.V. Club Chicago. Retrieved on 2012-03-11.
  3. ^ "Jan Terri, True Believer". 
  4. ^ Jan Terri | Music | Interview | The A.V. Club Chicago. Avclub.com. Retrieved on 2012-03-11.
  5. ^ Dangerous Minds: ''Excuse My Christmas’ – it’s the return of Jan Terri''. Support.microsoft.com. Retrieved on 2012-03-11.
  6. ^ The Meaning of Larf Retrieved 2015-3-15
  7. ^ Punk Bunny's Official MySpace Retrieved 2015-3-15.

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