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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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Known For

Hee Haw
Hee Haw Himself / Himself (as Louis M. 'Grandpa' Jones)
(1969-1992)
The Perry Como Sunshine Show
(1974)

Filmography

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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)" - as Louis M. Jones) / (music: "THE CLOSER TO THE BONE (THE SWEETER IS THE MEAT)" - as Louis M. Jones)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Country Music Hall of Fame" (USP) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Legendary performer and favorite of many country music fans. He began performing as Grandpa Jones at age 26. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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