Paul Jones
Paul Jones
Paul Jones is an English singer, actor, harmonica player, and radio personality and television presenter.
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AJC Delegation Visits Warsaw, Meets with President of Poland
Yahoo News - about 1 year
WARSAW, Poland, Jan. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a visit to Poland, an AJC leadership delegation held a series of meetings with government officials. The trip was highlighted by a private, two-hour luncheon hosted by President Andrzej Duda in honor of AJC at the Presidential Palace. The group also met with Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski, U.S. Ambassador Paul Jones, and Israeli Ambassador Ana Azari.
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'Our Metro Bank tracker gives us more flexibility': Secure a rock bottom rate now...and use it to clear your mortgage early
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 2 years
Mortgage borrowers are being urged to grab a unique post-Election chance to slash their monthly repayments for the next two years. Paul Jones and Kirsty Stone (pictured) have a two-year deal.
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Morecambe 3 Pompey 1
Hayling Islander - almost 2 years
There was already a hint of blue sky congregating above the wind-torn Globe Arena. Yet it was an 18-year-old from Worthing who supplied the glorious sunshine. And with it, Conor Chaplin lifted the spirits of Pompey supporters on another gloomy afternoon in a season whose lights were switched off long ago. The Fratton faithful will gratefully embrace any positive at present, such has been the demoralising campaign they have been forced to endure. On 85 minutes that moment emerged. Matt Tubbs spun and cut across the face of a congested penalty area before having the presence of mind to slide a pass into the left channel. There was Chaplin, who took one touch before driving an angled left-foot shot across the Morecambe keeper and into the far corner of the net. It was a finish of marvellous quality to reduce Pompey’s deficit against Jim Bentley’s side to 2-1. Perhaps more importantly in the context of this dead rubber run-in, it was a maiden goal for a homegrown talent who has won ...
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Norman Scott Rear Admiral, United States Navy - A BRAVE HOOSIER SAILOR
Hawaii Reporter - almost 2 years
BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Norman Scott was born August 10, 1889 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Appointed to the Naval Academy in 1907, he graduated four years later and received his commission as Ensign in March 1912. During 1911-13, Ensign Scott served in the battleship USS Idaho (BB-24), then served in destroyers and related duty. In December 1917, he was Executive Officer of USS Jacob Jones (DD-61) when she was sunk by a German submarine and was commended for his performance at that time. During the rest of World War I, Lieutenant Scott had duty in the Navy and as Naval Aide to President Woodrow Wilson. In 1919, while holding the temporary rank of Lieutenant Commander, he was in charge of a division of Eagle Boats(PE) and commanded Eagle PE-2 and Eagle PE-3. During the first years of the 1920s, Norman Scott served afloat in destroyers and in the battleship USS New York (BB-34) and ashore in Hawaii. From 1924 to 1930, he was assigned to the staff of Commander Battle Fleet and as an i ...
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Paul Jones / Radio Times: “THE IDEAS ARE THE BEST WE'VE EVER HAD,” SAYS THE SHERLOCK WRITER  —  Around 10pm on Sunday night, Sherlock fans may be feeling a combination of elated and melancholic.  Elated because the concluding episode of series three is very good, melancholic because - just 11 days after it returned - it's all over again.
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Stop and search: on the streets with the police
Guardian (UK) - over 3 years
With its 9% success rate and disproportionate targeting of young black men, stop and search is widely blamed for public distrust of the police. Ben Ferguson joined a London patrol to see how the power is used Willesden, north-west London, 2.30am. A passer-by has seen a man try to break into some vehicles, chased him away and called 999. Minutes later, PC Paul Jones reaches the area and begins searching through bins, down alleyways and behind fences until he spots someone fitting the description. Jones is not convinced by the 19-year-old's account of why he's there, and soon discovers what he thinks might be a tool for breaking windows nearby. This gives Jones the grounds he needs to search him, and he begins running his hands down the man's legs, through the seams of his jacket and the turn-ups of his trousers. As one suspect admitted to me – immediately after Jones had unloaded a spare watch and a wallet containing someone else's ID card from his jacket – Jones is "one of the good ...
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How Some Of The World's Most Successful People Discovered Their Spiritual Side
Huffington Post - over 3 years
In a 1967 interview, "What I Believe," John Lennon opened up to the world about how he discovered God. "You don't have to have a great faith or anything. The whole thing is so simple -- as though it's too marvelous to be true," Lennon said of discovering Transcendental Meditation in India with guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, during the interview with The Daily Sketch. "I don't and never did imagine God as one thing. But now I can see God as a power source, or as an energy." Lennon went on to say, "It's all like one big jelly. We're all in the big jelly." Now, with nearly one in five Americans identifying as "spiritual but not religious," and countless successful people in a range of professions saying that meditation is their greatest secret to success, some of America's most beloved public figures and successful business leaders are following suit, opening up about their first "big jelly" moments of spiritual awakening -- and telling the world why they believe. Here are 10 amazing sp ...
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WATCH: Sherlock's Return Revealed In Teaser Trailer - What Does It Tell Us?
Huffington Post - over 3 years
'Sherlock' fans got a tiny taster last night of what's to come in Season 3, but what are we to make of it all? The BBC ran a 30-second teaser trailer following the re-run of the last of Season 2, which saw Sherlock somehow fake his own death, but sadly forgetting to let his closest friends in on the secret. And what did we see? One shot of Benedict Cumberbatch is all we get in the Series 3 teaser trailer The answer is, not much. The most shocking reveal of all was that John Watson (Martin Freeman) looks years older, sporting a bushy moustache. This was evidently designed to tell viewers that some time has gone by, and Sherlock's nearest and dearest have somehow gone about the business of trying to cope with life without him. Mrs Hudson is washing up. Mycroft Holmes is, as usual, working in a leather chair. Lestrade is investigating in a darkened alleyway. Watson is drinking in a bar. Is this really who we think it is? As for the distinctive silhouette at ...
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Mike Ragogna: Have Harmony, Will Travel: A Conversation with Carla Olson
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
A Conversation with Carla Olson Mike Ragogna: Hi Carla, how are you? Carla Olson: I'm great. LA is not too hot today, and it's going to be a great day. MR: Every day is a great day in LA. CO: Well, that could be debated, but I think I'll probably just agree with you there. MR: [laughs] You have a new album, Have Harmony, Will Travel. How did you come up with the material for this one? CO: Several years ago, I was in between production projects, which is what I mainly do. I haven't done a studio album in a long time, mainly because I've been working at producing. One day I just thought, "Well, I'm in between projects. Maybe I should try to start something." I did have about half an album's worth of material written, but it wasn't really what I wanted to do at the time. I approached a could of people about doing a duet album, one of them being Peter Case, who I've known since the '70s, and he said, "Yeah, I'd love to." He loved the two suggestions of songs ...
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Is The New Testament Missing A Few Books?
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
By Caleb Bell Religion News Service (RNS) Is the New Testament missing a few books? In a move that may seem heretical to some Christians, a group of scholars and religious leaders has added 10 new texts to the Christian canon. The work, "A New New Testament," was released nationwide in March in an attempt to add a different historical and spiritual context to the Christian scripture. Some of the 10 additional texts -- which have come to light over the past century -- date back to the earliest days of Christianity and include some works that were rejected by the early church. The 19-member council that compiled the texts consisted of biblical scholars, leaders in several Christian denominations -- Episcopal, Roman Catholic, United Methodist, United Church of Christ and Lutheran -- two rabbis and an expert in Eastern religions and yoga. * EXCERPT: "Jesus said, 'Recognize what is in your sight, and that which is hidden from you will become plain to you. For there ...
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Led Zeppelin to Visit 'Letterman'
Rolling Stone - about 4 years
John Paul Jones Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin will visit the Late Show With David Letterman when the show broadcasts from Washington DC on December 3rd The rockers along with Letterman are among the recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors which take place December 2nd There's no...
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Tories accused of ‘not in my backyard’ housing strategy
Belper - over 4 years
The leader of Amber Valley Borough Council’s Labour group has accused members of the Tory–run authority of taking a “not in my backyard” approach to building 9,000 homes in the area. Paul Jones claimed the authority’s proposals for large housing developments in the area ensure that none of the building sites are in the wards of Conservative councillors. Tory leaders have angrily denied Mr Jones’ claims, saying Labour politicians were involved in the process which saw sites, including nearly 2,000 homes in Far Laund and Mill Lane, Belper ditched. At a meeting on Wednesday night the council decided to put out six sites for public consultation including 1,800 homes at Cinderhill, in Denby. Cllr Jones said: “In fact, four of the six sites proposed are between Heanor and Ripley.If you look at these proposals they are all on the eastern side of the A38, with the exception of the proposals for Alfreton, “It is noticeable that the only town with no significant developments is Belper. ...
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Core Bites: 4th Friday Gallery Walk is today
Blue Ridge Now - over 4 years
Performances set for Feed & Seed Feed & Seed, 3715 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher, will host shows starting at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 828-216-3492. The following is the August schedule: u Today: Mountain Feist u Saturday: Lonesome Road u Aug 31: Reems Creek Incident BREVARD 4th Friday Gallery Walk is today Art galleries, art spots and restaurants will be hosts for the Brevard 4th Friday Gallery Walk beginning at 5 p.m. today in downtown Brevard. There are many new gallery exhibits and art works to enjoy during the gallery walk. The Transylvania Community Arts Council's exhibit, "The Wild World of Animals," is on display through Aug. 31. The public is invited to a reception starting at 5 p.m. Visitors with people-friendly pets are invited to bring them to this exhibit and to the reception. Mediums in this exhibit include animal quilts by kids, clay, papier mache, watercolors, sketches, wood, mixed media, acrylics, encaustics, oil, photograph ...
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Leeds property news: Sales are up for the agency
Yorkshire Evening Post - over 4 years
BUSINESS is up for a Leeds estate agency but it warns sellers that they have to still be realistic in their expectations. It is still a buyers market, it says, and asking prices will be cut. Paul Jones, director and manager of Kath Wells estate agents, says properties are being sold as more people are able to enter the market. The firm has just helped support the Gildersome Scarecrow Festival, along with other local businesses. It has a branch in the Gildersome community, as well as another one in Wortley. There is a hope, says Mr Jones, that another will be opened as the housing market picks up. Mr Jones told the YEP that trading is currently looking good. He said: “We are really busy. There are a lot of first-time buyers coming back onto the market. “They had to come back at some stage. We are not really a rental nation. “The rates are really good at the moment. There are still some lenders doing five per cent.” Mr Jones said that the big sellers have previously been three- ...
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The return of a blues legend
Buxton Advertiser - almost 5 years
Blues/pop legend Paul Jones returns to Buxton, and once again joins Digby Fairweather’s Half Dozen for their show, Rockin’ in Rhythm at Buxton Opera House on Monday May 21, at 7.30pm.
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Brooks Students Serve as Mentors for Oak View First Graders
Bolingbrook Patch - almost 5 years
Six Brooks Middle School students, all members of the Brooks King Bees program, spent almost an hour Tuesday working on math skills with first graders at Oak View Elementary School. “We’ve been wanting to do some math intervention and have our kids work on some of their math skills,” said Oak View school social worker Amber King. “We thought having some extra hands on deck to play with math manipulatives would be a good way for them to help.” Brooks school psychologist Miguel Salinas and seventh grade counselor Demea Richards-Scott proposed the mentoring trip for the six at-risk Brooks students figuring it was a win-win situation for both schools. “Our goal is to have them give back and make them feel connected, not only to the school but to the community,” Salinas said. “This was an opportunity for them to figure out who they are and what they are about…to develop their own spirit by giving back to someone else.” King termed the visit a great way for the Oak View first gra ...
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Posh Review 2011/12: Who’s played most games, scored most goals and has most ET MoM awards?
The Evening Telegraph - almost 5 years
Peterborough United season stats for appearances, goals scored, and ET man-of-the-match awards: Appearances (Maximum 49, inc sub apps) 48 George Boyd 47 Paul Taylor 46 Tomny Rowe 44 Craig Alcock 43 Gaby Zakuani 42 Grant McCann 40 Lee Tomlin 39 Lee Frecklington 38 Mark Little 37 Paul Jones 36 Emile Sinclair 35 Ryan Bennett 30 Ryan Tunnicliffe 24 David Ball 21 Danny Kearns 15 Joe Newell 14 Scott Wootton 13 Tyrone Barnett 12 Joe Lewis 11 Shaun Brisley 10 Tom Kennedy 5 Matthew Briggs 4 Grant Basey 2 Nicky Ajose 2 Ben Gordon 2 Kgosi Nthle 1 Charlie Coulson 1 Josh Thompson Goals (71) 12 Paul Taylor 10 Emile Sinclair 9 Lee Tomlin 8 George Boyd 8 Grant McCann 6 David Ball 5 Lee Frecklington 4 Tyrone Barnett 4 Tommy Rowe 1 Ryan Bennett 1 Mark Little 1 Joe Newell 1 Gaby Zakuani 1 og ET Man-of-the-Match awards (49 games, some shared awards) 12 Gaby Zakuani 7 Craig Alcock 6 Ryan Bennett 6 Paul Taylor 5 George Boyd 5 Paul Jones 3 Grant McCann ...
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Voters prepare to go to polls
Belper - almost 5 years
WITH VOTERS in Belper preparing to go to the polls on Thursday, May 3, in Amber Valley, the party manifesto pledges are in. Fifteen of the 45 borough council seats will be up for grabs. The Conservatives will go into the election in control of the authority, holding 28 seats to Labour’s 15. Tory leader of the council Stuart Bradford said the party’s pledge was to continue delivering ‘excellent community services’ and to continue with its two-year target of savings. He said: “We set out a year ago to deliver £2 million savings and we have achieved that objective - that’s on course to continue.” Mr Bradford added that the party aimed to focus on town centre improvements.Labour will be hoping to make gains on the authority this year, with nine of the 15 seats up for grabs held by Conservative members. The party’s manifesto focuses on bringing the borough’s finances in order. Labour group leader Cllr Paul Jones, said: “We will ensure that this council is run on a sound financial b ...
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Posh 2, Watford 2 - Taylor made for the big time
The Evening Telegraph - almost 5 years
Championship report: If ever an X Factor show for footballers is made Paul Taylor would be a hot favourite for victory. He has the natural talent, he has the drive and he even has the obligatory weepy tale involving a tough upbringing, bad decisions and a potentially career-ending rejection. Just under 18 months ago Taylor was a nobody in search of a kick-around. Today he stands on the verge of a lucrative salary and a shot at the big-time thanks to a stunning first season as a Championship footballer. Taylor may infuriate fans and team-mates alike as Stevie Wonder would probably show more vision on a football pitch. He’d be called a ‘ball-hog’ in the playground, but no-one should doubt his technical excellence and the stir he prompts in the crowd when he picks up possession and starts dribbling at defenders. Goal number 12 of his season was a stunner. A 54th-minute corner rolled at pace to the edge of the area was dummied by two Posh players before reaching Taylor who unleashed a ...
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Twitter coverage: Walt Moody following Paul Jones
Centre Daily - almost 5 years
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Paul Jones
  • 2013
    Age 70
    In December 2013 Jones was featured in BBC One's Songs of Praise, performing and talking with Aled Jones about his faith.
    More Details Hide Details Jones was pictured with his son, Matthew, for the front cover of the Radio Times in 1973 along with actor Jon Pertwee (then starring in Doctor Who) and broadcaster Michael Parkinson.
  • 2010
    Age 67
    Jones is currently the president of the National Harmonica League and was awarded "harmonica player of the year" in the British blues awards of 2010, 2011 and 2012 as well as Blues Broadcaster of the year and a Lifetime Achievement award in 2011.
    More Details Hide Details In the same year, the Blues Federation of America gave him a Keeping Blues Alive Award. Jones attended Portsmouth Grammar School and moved to the Edinburgh Academy for his last two years of school before winning an Open Exhibition in English to Jesus College, Oxford, although he did not graduate. Jones was first married (1963–76) to novelist and reviewer Sheila MacLeod. There were two sons from the marriage, Matthew and Jacob. He is currently married to the former actress, and latterly Christian speaker, Fiona Hendley-Jones. He converted to Christianity in the mid 1980s as the result of being invited by Cliff Richard to a Luis Palau evangelistic event. Jones had appeared opposite Richard in the 1960s, on a television debate show where he had, at the time, opposed Richard's viewpoint.
    In 2010, Jones featured on two versions of "You’re Wrong" from Nick Vernier Band's Sessions album.
    More Details Hide Details In 2012, he featured on a song "Solid Ground" on Oli Brown's album Here I Am.
  • 2009
    Age 66
    On 4 May 2009 Jones and his harmonica featured in a song during a concert by Joe Bonamassa in the Royal Albert Hall, London.
    More Details Hide Details That same month saw the single release of "I'm Your Kingpin" by Nick Vernier Band with Paul Jones on harmonica.
    In 2009 he issued Starting All Over Again on Continental Record Services (aka CRS) in Europe and Collectors' Choice in the US.
    More Details Hide Details It was produced by Carla Olson in Los Angeles and features Eric Clapton, Jake Andrews, Ernie Watts, Percy Sledge, Alvino Bennett, Tony Marsico, Michael Thompson, Tom Morgan Jr., Oren Waters and Luther Waters. The sequel Suddenly I Like It was recorded in Los Angeles, and was released on 24 February 2015 in the US with its European release due on 24 March.
  • 1990
    Age 47
    In 1990 he appeared in the children's series Uncle Jack.
    More Details Hide Details In the meantime he enjoyed a parallel career as presenter of radio programmes focusing mainly on rhythm and blues, notably a long-running weekly show on BBC Radio 2, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2011. He founded The Blues Band and is a member of the Manfreds, a group reuniting several original members of Manfred Mann, and has also played harmonica as a session musician on recordings by such artists as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Gerry Rafferty, Dave Edmunds, Katie Melua, Ray Jackson and Marti Webb. In 2001 Showcase appeared on Hallmark Records.
  • 1985
    Age 42
    In 1985, he became the host of the children's TV quiz Beat the Teacher, and stayed for the next series the following year.
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  • 1978
    Age 35
    In 1978 he released a single on the RSO label, orchestrated versions of the Sex Pistols' Pretty Vacant and the Ramones' Sheena is a Punk Rocker, both produced by Rice.
    More Details Hide Details Four years later he appeared as one of the guest vocalists on the British Electric Foundation's Music of Quality and Distinction, on a new version of There's a Ghost In My House.
  • 1977
    Age 34
    It was later repeated on BBC1 in 1977 His gold albums include one for Evita.
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  • 1975
    Age 32
    Jones had previously worked with Covington in the BBC's 1975 Christmas production Great Big Groovy Horse, a rock opera based on the story of the Trojan Horse shown on BBC2.
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    In 1975 he guest starred in a TV episode of The Sweeney ("Chalk & Cheese") as a boxer turned gangster named "Tommy Garret".
    More Details Hide Details In 1976 he performed the role of Peron on the original concept album of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Evita alongside Julie Covington as Eva, Colm Wilkinson as Che and Barbara Dickson as the Mistress.
  • 1973
    Age 30
    In 1973 he played the title role in Bob Fosse's production of Pippin at Her Majesty's Theatre in London.
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  • 1971
    Age 28
    In 1971 Jones recorded Crucifix in a Horseshoe with White Cloud, a New York-based session group featuring Teddy Wender on keyboards and Kenny Kosek on fiddle.
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  • 1967
    Age 24
    His performance opposite model Jean Shrimpton in the 1967 film Privilege, directed by Peter Watkins, did not bring the hoped-for stardom, although the film later became a cult classic.
    More Details Hide Details Jones was cast as a pop singer in the film, and sang the songs "I've Been a Bad, Bad Boy" and "Set Me Free", which Patti Smith covered in the 1970s.
  • 1966
    Age 23
    From 1966 he also worked as an actor, first in films and television and then on stage, including West End shows such as Conduct Unbecoming (also on Broadway), plus the musicals Guys And Dolls and The Beggar's Opera (Royal National Theatre) Kiss me Kate (at The Old Vic for the RSC), Cats and Pump Boys and Dinettes.
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    Paul Jones had several Top Ten hits with Manfred Mann before going solo in July 1966.
    More Details Hide Details He remained with His Master's Voice. He was less successful without the band than they were with his replacement, Mike d'Abo, but did have a few hits, notably with "High Time" (1966) (UK No 4), "I've Been a Bad, Bad Boy" (1967) (UK No 5) and "Thinkin' Ain't for Me" (1967) (UK No 32) before branching into acting. While his solo career in the UK was mildly successful, he sold few records in the US. He had enough hits in Sweden to have a greatest hits album released there on EMI. Subsequent single releases in Britain in the late 1960s on the Columbia label, as a result of EMI transferring their remaining pop acts from His Master's Voice, included "Aquarius", from the musical "Hair", and a cover version of a Bee Gees song, "And the Sun Will Shine".
  • 1942
    Born on February 24, 1942.
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