Charlie Jones (musician)

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Charlie Jones
Background information
Birth nameStephen Charles Jones
Born (1965-10-13) 13 October 1965 (age 53)
Bristol, England
Occupation(s)Composer, musician
Years active1981–present
Associated actsGoldfrapp, Robert Plant

Stephen Charles "Charlie" Jones (October 13, 1965, Bristol, England) 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 started playing electric and double bass at a young age.[citation needed] Prior to joining Robert Plant, and later with Page and Plant, Jones 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. He is currently the bassist for Goldfrapp, and also works as a session musician, producer and composer. On 16 September 2013, Jones released his debut solo album Love Form through Stranger Records which highlighted his jazz and classical influences.

Personal life[edit]

Jones is married to Robert Plant's daughter, Carmen Jane Plant.


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
with Merz
  • 2008 - Moi Et Mon Camion
with Shelleyan Orphan
  • 2008 - We Have Everything We Need
with David Rhodes
  • 2010 - Bitter Sweet
  • 2013 - Rhodes
  • 2013 - Love Form (composer)
with Jim Kerr (Simple Minds)
with Littlemen (producer)
with Susheela Raman
  • 2014 - Queen Between
with Novastar
  • 2014 - Inside Outside
with Laura Pausini
  • 2015 - Lato Destro Del Cuore
  • 2018 - Fatti Sentire


  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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