Michael Leslie Jones

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Birthday
27, 1944
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
27, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
England

About

Famous as a founder of the English-American rock band Foreigner, this British guitarist and songwriter is also notable for his work with the late 1960s and early 1970s UK band Spooky Tooth. He released a self-titled, debut studio album in 1989.

Before Fame

At the start of his career, he joined the rock band Nero and the Gladiators and wrote songs for French rock singer Johnny Hallyday.

Trivia

He produced Van Halen's 1986 album 5150 and Billy Joel's 1989 album Storm Front.

Family Life

Through early relationships, he fathered sons named Christopher and Roman Jones. Then, during his nearly three-decade marriage to socialite and author Ann Dexter-Jones, he raised a daughter named Annabelle and a son named Alexander and was the stepfather to Dexter-Jones' famous children Samantha, Charlotte, and Mark Ronson.

Associated With

He was the session guitarist for ex-Beatle George Harrison's 1974 album Dark Horse.