Floyd Jones

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21 July 1917, Marianna, Arkansas, USA, d. 19 December 1989, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Brought up in the Mississippi Delta, Jones had been playing guitar for some years by the time he settled in Chicago around 1945. He soon became part of a seminal group of musicians that had come up from the south and who were in the process of developing the new electric Chicago blues sound. He played with his guitarist cousin Moody Jones and harmonica player Snooky Pryor and their first record together,... Read more

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blues
delta blues
chicago blues
chess records
floyd jones
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