Jim Pons

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Jim Pons
Born (1943-03-14) March 14, 1943 (age 75)
Santa Monica, California, United States
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Guitarist, singer
Instruments Bass guitar
Associated acts The Leaves, The Turtles, The Mothers of Invention

Jim Pons (born March 14, 1943 in Santa Monica, California, United States[1]) is a former bass guitarist and singer for several 1960s rock bands, including The Leaves, The Turtles, and The Mothers of Invention.[2]

In 1973 Pons left the music industry to become the film and video director for the New York Jets football club. He held this position until his retirement in 2000.[3]

Pons and his family moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 2005, where he does game day video for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and plays upright bass in a bluegrass band called Lonesome Ride.


  1. ^ Jim Pons on IMDB
  2. ^ Steve Moore (24 April 2000). "Frank Zappa Tribute: The Jim Pons Interview". Archived from the original on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 8 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Richie Unterberger. "Jim Pons". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 December 2010.