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Name: Brian Jones                                                                 
Birth name: Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones                                               
Born: 28 February 1942 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England                       
Died: 3 July 1969 Hartfield, Sussex, England                                       
Genre: Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll, Psychedelic rock, World                   
Occupation: Musician                                                               
Instrument: Guitar, Appalachian dulcimer, Mellotron, Harmonica, Sitar, Tambura,   
Recorder, Percussion, Saxophone, organ, Accordion                                 
Years active 1962 - 1969                                                           
Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones (28 February 1942 - 3 July 1969) was a founding member,   
guitarist and multi-instrumentalist in the English rock group The Rolling Stones. 
Jones was known for his skills on multiple instruments, fashionable mod image,     
and his excessive drug use. His death at age 27 made him one of the first         
members of music's infamous 27 Club.