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|Birth name||Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones|
|Born||28 February 1942
|Died||3 July 1969 (age 27)
Hartfield, Sussex, England
|Genres||Rhythm and blues, rock and roll, psychedelic rock, pop|
|Instruments||Guitar, harmonica, keyboards, mellotron, sitar, recorder, saxophone, percussion, marimba|
|Years active||1961 – 1969|
|Associated acts||The Rolling Stones|
Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones (28 February 1942 – 3 July 1969) was an English musician. He is best known as one of the founding members of the rock band The Rolling Stones. Jones was known for his ability to play multiple instruments including: guitar, harmonica, piano, organ, mellotron, sitar, recorder, saxophone, drums and marimba as well as many others.
He was fired from the Rolling Stones on 8 June 1969.
Just after midnight on 3 July 1969 Jones drowned in his swimming pool.
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Jones' Vox Mark VI, retired for display
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