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Linda Jones
Birth: Dec. 14, 1944
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1972
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

Soul singer. She started in her family's gospel group the Jones Singers age six. Her first recording was "Lonely Teardrops" (under the stage name of Linda Lane) on Cub Records in 1963, and she had unsuccessful singles on Atco Records in 1964 and Blue Cat Records in 1965. She joined Loma Records and recorded her biggest hit, "Hypnotized" (Billboard #4 R&B, #21 Pop), in 1967. She later had releases on Warner 7-Arts, Cotique and Neptune Records before joining Turbo Records in 1971. A diabetic since childhood, she collapsed into a coma backstage at New York's Apollo Theater and died soon after at a nearby hospital.

 
 
Burial:
Rosedale and Rosehill Cemetery
Linden
Union County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: W. Arnold Holmes
Record added: Nov 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44973078
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