Floyd Jones

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Floyd Jones | Jim O’Neal | tc372

Blues singer, musician and songwriter Floyd Jones was born on July 21, 1917 and died on December 19, 1989. His best known song, “On the road again”, also became a hit for 1960’s group Canned Heat. Several of his songs have economic or social themes. He was given his first guitar by Howlin’ Wolf. He began recording in 1949 and was with Chess by 1951. In later years he switched to an electric bass guitar. He continued to perform until he died.

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