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Genres: Blues, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Soul/R&B

Joe Jones (12 August 1926, New Orleans, Louisiana - 27 November 2005, Los Angeles, California, not to be confused with guitarist Ivan "Boogaloo Joe" Jones) was an American R&B singer, songwriter and arranger. Jones is also generally credited with discovering The Dixie Cups. As a singer, Jones' greatest hit was the Top Five 1960 R&B hit "You Talk Too Much" that also reached #3 on the pop chart. Joe Jones claimed to have composed many songs, including the song "Iko Iko", which appeared in the opening sequences of the film ''Rain Man''. Although his claims were originally successful, a federal jury and then Court of Appeals ruled that Jones did not write "Iko Iko" and that his claims we... Continue Bio >>

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