Joe Jones Dies
Musician-turned-producer Joe Jones, 79, who sang the 1961 hit “You Talk Too Much,” died of complications from quadruple bypass surgery November 27th at a Los Angeles hospital.
The New Orleans native had battled colon and prostrate cancer in recent years.
Jones broke into the NOLA music scene as a big band leader for artists including
He is credited with discovering the
Jones was also an advocate for African-American artists trying to reclaim rights to their work.