Melvyn “Deacon” Jones was born on December 12, 1943 and died on July 6, 2017.
He was an organist and founding member of Baby Huey & the Babysitters.
The Bay Area Blues Society and the South Bay Blues Awards named Jones Keyboard Player of the Year, in 1992.
During 2008, Jones published his autobiography, The Blues Man: 40 Years with the Blues Legends.
Melvyn “Deacon” Jones passed away at 73 years old.