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28th February 1942

Brian Jones

British rock musician, former member of The Rolling Stones

Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones was an English musician, best known as founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones. Initially a slide guitarist, Jones would go on to play a wide variety of instruments on Rolling Stones recordings and in concerts, such as rhythm and lead guitar, various keyboard instruments such as piano and organ, marimba, harmonica, sitar, wind instruments such as recorder, saxophone, oboe, and numerous others. Jones and fellow guitarist Keith Richards developed a unique style of guitar play that Richards refers to as the "ancient art of weaving" where both players would play both rhythm and lead parts together; Richards would carry the style on with later Stones guitarists and the sound would become a Rolling Stones trademark.


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  • Lived from
    1942 - 1969 (Died age 27)
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    28th February 1942
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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland