Accordionist Ponty Bone tissue was raised in San Antonio, where he began monitoring the accordion in age five. He performed trumpet in his high-school marching music group, and after spending a while in Houston and Louisiana pursuing such musical heroes as Lightnin’ Hopkins and Clifton Chenier, he enrolled at Tx Technology in Lubbock. There, he dropped in having a musical community that included Jimmie Dale Gilmore. Ultimately he relocated to Phoenix, where he led a blues music group known as New Moan Hey. By the first ’70s, he was back Lubbock playing in Tommy Hancock’s back-up music group, the Roadside Playboys. In 1976, he was employed by Joe Ely and spent seven years using him, including saving five albums. In 1982, right now located in Austin, he remaining Ely and started leading his personal music group, the Squeezetones. The group continued to tour THE UNITED STATES and Europe on the next 2 decades while documenting the albums Easy as Pie, My, My, Understand this, Dig Us on the highway Someplace, and Fantasize.