Fern Jones

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        Country gospel singer/songwriter Fern Jones was born in El Dorado, AR, in 1923. According to Joel Selvin and Ken Shipley's comprehensive liner notes in the 2005 retrospective The Glory Road, she was the daughter of a wildcat oil driller and grew up in abject poverty, nevertheless receiving a Sears Roebuck guitar at the age of 12. Soon she was lying about her age in order to play local honky tonks, but put her musical aspirations on hold after marrying short-order cook Raymond Jo... Read more

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