Spencer P. Jones

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Jones in March 2013

Spencer Patrick Jones (28 October 1956 – 21 August 2018) was a New Zealand-born Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter. He was born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand. Jones was known for his singles "The World's Got Everything in It" (1995) and "What's Got into Him?" (1997)

From 1976, he worked in Australia and was a member of various groups including The Johnnys, Beasts of Bourbon, Paul Kelly and The Coloured Girls, Chris Bailey and The General Dog, Maurice Frawley and The Working Class Ringos, and Sacred Cowboys.

In May 2012 Australian Guitar magazine rated Jones as one of Australia's Top 40 best guitarists.

In March 2018, Jones was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer.[1] He died on 21 August 2018 from the disease in Sydney, aged 61.[2]

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  1. "Renowned Rock Musician Spencer P Jones Diagnosed With 'Inoperable Liver Cancer'". theMusic. 6 June 2018. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  2. Boulton, Martin (21 August 2018). "Spencer P. Jones, guitarist and songwriter, has died". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 22 August 2018.

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