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Grandpa Jones (1913–1998)

Grandpa Jones was born on October 20, 1913 in Niagara, Kentucky, USA as Louis Marshall Jones. He was married to Ramona Jones and Eulalia Marie Losher. He died on February 19, 1998 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Hee Haw Himself / Himself (as Louis M. 'Grandpa' Jones)
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 2013 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ricky Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder (2013) ... (writer: "Tragic Romance")
 2010 Mafia II (Video Game) (lyrics: "THE CLOSER TO THE BONE (THE SWEETER IS THE MEAT)" - uncredited) / (music: "THE CLOSER TO THE BONE (THE SWEETER IS THE MEAT)" - uncredited)
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Pioneers (Video) (performer: "Mountain Dew")
  The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 1968 - 1970) (writer - 1 episode, 1974)
- Mac Wiseman (1974) ... (writer: "Eight More Miles to Louisville")
- Grandpa Jones (1970) ... (performer: "Darby's Ram", "John Henry")
- Grandpa Jones (1969) ... (performer: "My Little Old Home in New Orleans", "Arkansas Traveler")
- Grandpa Jones (1968) ... (performer: "My Little Old Home in New Orleans", "Darby's Rain")
 1969 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1969) ... (performer: "Silver Threads and Golden Needles", "Mountain Dew")
 1965 The Drifter (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Trappers Cabin (1965) ... (performer: "Tell Me If You Love Me, Kitty Cline" - uncredited)
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Hosted the Grand Ole Opry from 1947 to 1997. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Louis M. 'Grandpa' Jones | Louis M. Jones


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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While not a known country hitmaker, he did place a few songs on Billboard magazine's country singles chart. His biggest hit was "T for Texas" (1962, a remake of the Jimmie Rodgers tune). See more »

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