Louis Jones

Musician, Actor
Born: 11/29/1913 in Niagra, Kentucky, USA

Filmography

Music (3)

Texas Chainsaw 3D 2013 (Movie)

("Closer To The Bone") (Song)

Texas Chainsaw 3D 2013 (Movie)

("Closer To The Bone") (Song)

Mojo 1998 (Movie)

("Write My Name") (Song)
Actor (1)

Positive: Life With HIV (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Eloise Hawkins

Daughter
survived him

Romona Jones

Wife
survived him

Mark Jones

Son
survived him

Eugene Jones

Brother
survived him

Alisa Wall

Daughter
survived him

Milestones

1998

Last appearance on the "Grand Ole Opry" on January 3

1994

Appeared in "Grand Ole Opry Live Christmas"

1980

Underwent open heart surgery

1968

Featured on "Hee Haw" as Grandpa Jones

1959

Joined the show permanently

1946

Moved to Nashville, TN

1946

Premiere appearance on the "Grand Ole Opry"

1942

Debut recording with Merle Travis as the Shepard Brothers

1935

Toured with Bradley Kincaid who dubbed him with the name "Grandpa"

Served in the military police in Germany during WWII broadcasting on the Armed Forces Radio with band, the Munich Mountaineers

Learned to play the fiddle, mandolin and guitar as a child

Youngest of 10 children

Appeared on the radio at age 16

Had his own radio show "The Young Singer of Old Songs" on WJW Arkon, OH

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