Coley Jones

Mandolin, Guitar

Date of Birth:  c. 1892    Texas

Date of Death:  post-1930    Navarro County, TX?

Place of Burial:  Navarro County, TX?

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

Coley Jones and The Dallas String Band - So Tired




Texas Blues - Complete Recorded Works 1927-1935, Document Records (DOCD-5161)

Dallas String Band

Texas - Black Country Dance Music 1927-1935, Document Records (DOCD-5162)


Texas Girls 1926-1929, Document Records (DOCD-5163)

Texas Piano Volume 2 1927-1938, Document Records (DOCD-5225)


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Cohn, Lawrence. Nothing But the Blues. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.

Govenar, Alan. Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.

______ and Jay Brakefield. Deep Ellum: The Other Side of Dallas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2013.

Obrecht, Jas (Ed.). Rollin’ And Tumblin’. San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books, 2000.

Oliver, Paul. Blues Off the Record. New York: Da Capo Press, 1984.

______. The Story of The Blues. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997.

______. Broadcasting the Blues. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Price, Sammy. What Do They Want? A Jazz Biography. Oxford, England: Bayou Press Limited, 1989.

Sallis, James. The Guitarists. New York: William Morris & Co., 1982.

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dallas String Band (Musical group)," Accessed January 23, 2018.

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