Charlie Jones (musician)

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Charlie Jones
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Background information
Birth name Stephen Charles Jones
Born Bristol, United Kingdom
Occupation(s) Composer, musician
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 1981–present
Associated acts Goldfrapp, Robert Plant
Website www.charliejones.net

Stephen Charles "Charlie" Jones is a British bassist, songwriter and record producer. He has toured and recorded with Robert Plant,[1] Page and Plant, Strange Sensation, Goldfrapp and many others.

Jones is from the Bristol area of the United Kingdom.[citation needed] He started playing electric and double bass from a young age.[citation needed]

He was married to Robert Plant's daughter Carmen Plant, but they separated in 2010.[citation needed]

Prior to him joining Robert Plant and later with Page and Plant he was a member of Violent Blue with session guitarist Neil Taylor. Jones received a Grammy Award in 2009 as a co-writer of the song "Please Read the Letter" from the album "Raising Sand" by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. Jones has toured and recorded playing both electric and double bass but is most associated with playing a clear acrylic bass. One of his current gigs is bassist for Goldfrapp. Outside of that he works as a session musician, producer and composer.

On 16 September 2013, Jones released his debut solo album Love Form through Stranger Records.

Discography[edit]

with Violent Blue
  • 1985 - I Won't Give In (Losing You)
with Ofra Haza
with Robert Plant
with Page & Plant
with Tom McRae
with Goldfrapp
with Loreena McKennitt
with Siouxsie Sioux
with Merz
  • 2008 - Moi Et Mon Camion
with Shelleyan Orphan
  • 2008 - We Have Everything We Need
With David Rhodes
  • 2010 - Bitter Sweet
  • 2013 - Rhodes
with Jim Kerr (Simple Minds)
with Littlemen
  • 2011 - Present: Debut Album
with Susheela Raman
  • 2014 - Queen Between
with Novastar
  • 2014 - Inside Outside
Solo
  • 2013 - Love Form

References[edit]

  1. ^ Strong, Martin Charles; Peel, John (2004-10-25). The great rock discography. Canongate U.S. pp. 873–. ISBN 978-1-84195-615-2. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 

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