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Brian Jones

  • British musician
  • Born February 28, 1942
  • Died July 2, 1969

Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones (28 February 1942 – 3 July 1969) was an English musician, best known as the 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, sitar, dulcimer, various keyboard instruments such as piano and mellotron, marimba, wind instruments such as harmonica, recorder, saxophone, as well as drums, vocals and numerous others.


To lose a son under those circumstances - a violent death like my son went through, it just puts a burden on your heart.



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