Steve Jones

Rock Guitarist
Born Sep 3, 1955

Stephen Philip "Steve" Jones is an English rock guitarist, singer and actor, best known as guitarist and founding member of punk rock band, the Sex Pistols.

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1955 Birth Born on September 3, 1955.


1975 19 Years Old In 1975, Jones went on to co-found Sex Pistols with Paul Cook, Glen Matlock, and later, John Lydon. … Read More


1976 20 Years Old Jones became well known among fans for his "hanky on the head", and his perm. When the Sex Pistols were interviewed by Bill Grundy on the Today show on 1 December 1976, Jones openly swore at Grundy after being goaded to do so, causing much controversy and elevating the band's profile.
1978 22 Years Old After the Sex Pistols broke up in 1978, Jones and drummer Paul Cook co-founded the Professionals. … Read More
1982 26 Years Old 1 More Event
While the Professionals did return to America in the spring of 1982 after recovery, Jones' (and Myers') drug problems further hampered the band's prospects. … Read More


1988 32 Years Old His song "Mercy", from the album of the same name, was used in a Miami Vice episode called "Stone's War" and was featured on the Miami Vice II soundtrack album and in the film Homeboy 1988. "Pleasure and Pain" also from the album Mercy, was included in the 1986 film Sid and Nancy.
1989 33 Years Old In 1989, he released his second solo album, titled Fire and Gasoline, which featured Jones on guitar and vocals, Terry Nails on bass, and drummer Mickey Curry. … Read More
1995 39 Years Old In 1995, Jones played guitar on the self-titled and only album released by the band P, who featured Gibby Haynes of the Butthole Surfers and actor Johnny Depp.


1996 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1996, Jones formed Neurotic Outsiders, that featured himself on guitar and vocals, former Guns N' Roses members Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum on rhythm guitar and drums, and John Taylor from Duran Duran, on bass. … Read More
1999 43 Years Old Jones produced the self-titled debut albums of the Los Angeles-based Buckcherry and American Pearl, released in 1999 and 2000.
2005 49 Years Old He participated in the Sex Pistols reunion concerts and currently resides in Los Angeles. He has since engaged in session work, playing guitar on Lisa Marie Presley's 2005 album, Now What. … Read More


2007 51 Years Old The Sex Pistols, including Jones, played a gig for the 30th anniversary of Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols at the Brixton Academy on 8 November 2007. … Read More
2008 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, he played guitar on four songs on David Byrne's album he has done with Brian Eno, Everything that happens will happen today. … Read More
2009 53 Years Old 1 More Event
Indie 103.1 last broadcast Jonesy's Jukebox on 14 January 2009; Indie 103.1 ceased to exist as a broadcast radio station on 15 January 2009.
2010 54 Years Old Jones was picked up by LA radio Station KROQ in October 2010 to continue his Jonesy's Jukebox segment.
…  After an appearance as the guest on Russell Brand's FX television program Brand X with Russell Brand in 2013, Jones has assumed the duties of the house band on that program. … Read More
2014 58 Years Old He later appeared on Ferguson's last show in December 2014, playing guitar during a rendition of Dead Man Fall's "Bang Your Drum."
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