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The 5 Jones Boys

The 5 Jones Boys has been played on NTS in shows including Lux & Ivy's Favourites , featured first on 25 August 2020. Songs played include Mr. Ghost Goes To Town.

The 5 Jones Boys, originally called the Dixie Cotton Pickers from Carbondale, Illinois came to Los Angeles in the mid 1930s. Lead tenor Jimmy Springs was joined by William Hartley, Herman Wood, Louis Wood, and Charles Hopkins. They hooked up with Gene Autry and were on his National Barn Dance radio show and some of his tours. In a January 1936 newspaper article, they were characterized as "real rivals (not imitators) of the Mills…

Mr. Ghost Goes To Town
The Five Jones Boys
Tone Productions2005
Mr. Ghost Goes To Town
The Five Jones BoysTone Productions2005