Blind Mr. Jones

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Blind Mr. Jones
Origin Marlow, England
Genres Shoegazing
Years active 1991–1994
Labels Cherry Red Records
Associated acts Slowdive
Ride
Chapterhouse
Past members James Franklin
Richard Moore
Jon Tegner
Will Teversham
Jon White

Blind Mr. Jones were a British shoegazing band of the early 1990s, from Marlow, England.[1]

The original lineup was Richard Moore (vocals, guitar), James Franklin (guitar), Will Teversham (vocals, bass guitar), and Jon White (drums).[2] They signed to Cherry Red. The band's first EP, Eyes Wide, featured guitar parts written by Slowdive's Neil Halstead, while the Crazy Jazz EP featured harmonica from Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood.[3] Flautist Jon Tegner was added after the first EP, giving the band a distinctive sound.[4]

The band released two albums before splitting up in 1994.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Stereo Musicale (1992), Cherry Red
  • Tatooine (1994), Cherry Red

EPs[edit]

  • Eyes Wide (1992), Cherry Red
  • Crazy Jazz (1992), Cherry Red

Singles[edit]

  • "Spooky Vibes" (1994), Cherry Red

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Spooky Vibes: The Very Best of Blind Mr. Jones (2005)
  • Over My Head: The Complete Recordings (2008)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Page on Cherry Red Records
  2. ^ a b Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, ISBN 1-84195-335-0, p. 631-2
  3. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Blind Mr. Jones Biography". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 
  4. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Stereo Musicale Review". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-09-02.