Danny Jones passes

Danny Jones, a founding member of the Bluegrass Alliance, who was briefly a Blue Grass Boy in the summer of 1971, and a member of the Roland White band, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017.

He had been battling the ravages of cancer for some time.

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, February 18th.

As soon as we know more we will pass information along.

UPDATE 2/8 – Memorial services for Danny Jones will be Saturday, February 18th, 2:00 p.m. at Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 13721 New Hopewell Rd., Jeffersontown, KY 40299, with Chuck Nation, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Flowery Branch, GA, officiating. A reception will follow at the church.

Friends can send cards of sympathy and condolences to Nancy Jones, 3108 Hewitt Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40220.

UPDATE 2/9 – In lieu of flowers, Danny’s widow, Nancy, has asked that donations are made to ……..

Hosparus Health
3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive
Louisville, Kentucky 40205
Tel: 888-295-4239
www.hosparus.org  

Donations can be made on-line, or by mailing a check to the above address.

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Richard Thompson

Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics.

A two-time Editor of British Bluegrass News, he has been seriously interested in bluegrass music since about 1970. As well as contributing to that magazine, he has, in the past 30 plus years, had articles published by Country Music World, International Country Music News, Country Music People, Bluegrass Unlimited, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass music journal) and Bluegrass Europe.

He wrote the annotated series I’m On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011.