b. 8 Apr 1908, Earle, Arkansas, USA. From a rural farming history, Jones relocated to East St. Louis in the past due 20s, where time he had been producing music on home-made tools. Later, he discovered acoustic guitar and in 1938, relocated to Chicago and became a member of the blues circuit there. Together with his cousin Floyd Jones and harmonica participant Snooky Pryor, he produced some information in the past due 40s. Their audio combined a robust down-home Mississippi/Arkansas design with affects from information by artists such as for example Sonny Boy Williamson – the traditional elements of post-war Chicago blues. Jones documented a few songs under his personal name in the first 50s, but they were not really issued at that time, despite the psychological quality of his vocals. In old age, he left behind the blues and became a Christian minister.