Allen A. Jones

Allen A. Jones

Real Name:
Allen Alvoid Jones, Jr.
Profile:
Allen Jones (December 29, 1940 – May 5, 1987) was an American bass-player, songwriter, engineer & producer. He wrote songs and produced several albums for Albert King and became manager of the Bar-Kays, he also formed their production company and produced all of their original releases.

Initially a bassist, Jones had his own studio, Onyx, in Memphis and also wrote, engineered and produced at Stax - picking up a Grammy Award for his work on Isaac Hayes - Shaft. His work is also associated with Ardent Studio Memphis.

Jones died in 1987 and a Memphis music institution scholarship program is dedicated to his name for attendees at LeMoyne-Owen College.
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Artist

Allen A. Jones Discography Tracks

Remix

Bar-Kays Bar-Kays - Too Hot To Stop (Album) Mercury US 1976 Sell This Version
Kwick Kwick - Kwick (Album) EMI America Brazil 1980 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Johnnie Taylor Johnnie Taylor - Who's Making Love (Album) Stax US 1968 Sell This Version
Margie Joseph Margie Joseph - Margie Joseph Makes A New Impression / Phase II (Comp) Stax UK 1993 Sell This Version
R2 71268 Albert King I'll Play The Blues For You (Parts 1& 2) (as Allen Jones) and 1 more… Albert King - The Ultimate Collection(2xCD, Comp, RM) Rhino Entertainment Company R2 71268 US 1993 Sell This Version
Albert King I'll Play The Blues For You (Parts 1 & 2) (as Allen Jones) Albert King - Blues Masters: The Very Best Of Albert King (Comp) Rhino Records (2) Canada 1999 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

5436 The Avantis (2) The Avantis (2) - Keep On Dancing(7", Single) Argo (6) 5436 US 1963 Sell This Version
711 The Counts* (Don't Hafta) Shop Around (as Jones) The Counts* - Just A Little Bit(7", Single) Rich-Rose 711 US 1964 Sell This Version
The Gentrys Keep On Dancing (as Jones) The Gentrys - Keep On Dancing / Make Up Your Mind (Single) MGM Records Sweden 1965 Sell This Version
E-4336, E4336 The Gentrys Keep On Dancing (as Alan Jones) The Gentrys - Keep On Dancing(LP, Album, Mono) MGM Records, MGM Records E-4336, E4336 US 1965 Sell This Version
The Mad Lads Don't Have To Shop Around (as Jones) The Mad Lads - Don't Have To Shop Around (Single) Volt US 1965 Sell This Version
Various Don't Have To Shop Around (as Jones) Various - Memphis Gold Vol. I (Comp) Stax, Stax US 1966 Sell This Version
LP-12-500, LP 12500 Various Bailen Todos = Keep On Dancing (as Jones) Various - Discotheque Orfeon A Go Go Vol. VI(LP, Comp) Orfeon, Orfeon LP-12-500, LP 12500 Peru 1966 Sell This Version
SG 6511 Various Keep On Dancing (as Jones) Various - Siebzehn Jahr, Blondes Haar(LP, Album) Ex Libris SG 6511 Switzerland 1966 Sell This Version
GM 2205 Jimmy McGriff, Junior Parker* Drownin' On Dry Land (as A. Jones) Jimmy McGriff, Junior Parker* - Good Things Don't Happen Every Day(LP) Groove Merchant GM 2205 Canada 1967 Sell This Version
Sam & Dave I've Seen What Loneliness Can Do (as Allen Jones) Sam & Dave - Soul Men (Album) Stax US 1967 Sell This Version
Johnnie Taylor Where Can A Man Go From Here (as A. Jones) and 1 more… Johnnie Taylor - Wanted One Soul Singer (Album) Stax, Stax US 1967 Sell This Version
Various Hip Hug-her Various - The Super Hits (Comp) The Atlantic Group US 1967 Sell This Version
Sam And Dave* I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down (as A. Jones) Sam And Dave* - Soothe Me (Single) Stax Turkey 1967 Sell This Version
Johnnie Taylor Strange Things (Happening In My Heart) (as Allen Jones) and 1 more… Johnnie Taylor - Somebody's Sleeping In My Bed Stax US 1967 Sell This Version
Johnnie Taylor Ain't That Lovin You (For More Reasons Than One) (as Jones) Johnnie Taylor - Ain't That Lovin You (For More Reasons Than One) / Outside Love (Single) Stax US 1967 Sell This Version
Sam And Dave* Sweet Pains (as A. Jones) Sam And Dave* - Soothe Me (Single) Stax UK 1967 Sell This Version
Tages Sister's Got A Boyfriend (as Jones) Tages - Contrast (Album) Parlophone Sweden 1967 Sell This Version
Carla Thomas Lie To Keep Me From Crying (as Allen Jones) Carla Thomas - The Queen Alone (Album) Stax US 1967 Sell This Version
LP - 33 004, LP 33 004 Dorados Hard To Handle (as A, Jones) Dorados - The Big Team(LP, Album) Heco, Heco LP - 33 004, LP 33 004 Germany 1967 Sell This Version