Nashville Blues Guitarist Johnny Jones Passes
October 16, 2009 at 2:50 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends prayers and condolences to the family of NASHVILLE Blues guitarist JOHNNY JONES. JOHNNY passed away WEDNESDAY at the age of 73.
He was the mentor to JIMI HENDRIX and played with the KING CASUALS and BOBBY "BLUE" BLAND. He was also featured in the "Night Train To NASHVILLE: Music City Rhythm & Blues, 1945-1970" exhibit at the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM earlier this year.
Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced, but fellow musician JIMMY CHURCH is planning a celebration of his life at THE PLACE on 2nd Ave. in NASHVILLE to be held soon.
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