Louis "Blues Boy" Jones

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  April 28, 1931    Galveston, TX

Date of Death:  June 27, 1984    Galveston, TX

Place of Burial:  Lakeview Cemetery

                          2963 57th Street

                          Galveston, TX 77551

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Back left from entrance, near 59th Street

                           29° 16' 15" N / 94° 49' 32" W

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Rock and Roll Bells / All Over, Goodbye, Peacock Records (1663)

The Birds Is Coming / That's Cuz I Love You, Decca Records Promotional Only (31500)

I'll Be Your Fool / Someway, Somewhere, Sabra Records (519)

Come On Home / I Cried, Sabra Records (524)

I Believe To My Soul / Hurry Baby, Enjoy Records (2009)

Louis Jones And His Rock 'N Roll Band - Rock 'N Roll Bells / Big Walter And His Rock Thunderbirds - Pack Fair And Square, Vogue

     Productions (V. 45-372)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Dansby, Andrew. “Jonathan Toubin’s favorite old 45s.” Houston Chronicle, vol. 116, n. 184, Saturday, April 15, 2017, p. A2.

Goodrum, Ian. “’Blues Boy’ Is Back: Singer earns newfound popularity in Internet age.” The Facts, November 2, 2014.

     http://thefacts.com/free_share/article_1f8693dd-138f-538c-9ee5-a3a409a6f9fa.html. Accessed April 1, 2017.

Lemons, LaVern. The Re-Introduction of a Blues Legend.  Xlibris, 2015.

Smith, Michael A. “’Blues Boy’ Jones was a big deal in the day.” The Daily News, May 3, 2015.

     http://www.galvnews.com/news/article_4435fc3e-f150-11e4-9337-a3c578b135f6.html. Accessed April 1, 2017.

“THE BIRDS IS COMING! Hitch Yourself to LOUIS JONES,” Ill Folks, October 29, 2013,

     http://www.illfolks.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-birds-is-coming-hitch-yourself-to.html. Accessed April 1, 2017.

Handbook of Texas Online, LaVern Jones Lemons, "Jones, Louis Prince, Jr. [Blues Boy]," 

     http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fjone. Accessed April 1, 2017

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