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Full Name Isham Jones
Date of Birth January 31, 1894
Date of Death Oct 19, 1956 (62 age)
Birthplace Coalton
Birth City Ohio
Country United States
Horoscope Aquarius

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Isham Jones Biography

Isham Jones is one of the most popular and richest Blues Singer who was born on January 31, 1894 in Coalton, Ohio, United States. Best known for It Had to Be You, I’ll See You In My Dreams, and There is No Greater Love. His songs were covered by many legends.

His song It Had to Be You was recorded by many artists, including Billie Holiday.

He was born into a musical family who earned their living in the coal mines of Coalton, Ohio. His father was a fiddle player.

NameIsham Jones
First NameIsham
Last NameJones
OccupationBlues Singer
BirthdayJanuary 31
Birth Year1894
Place of BirthCoalton
Home TownOhio
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignAquarius
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Isham Jones Net Worth

Isham Jones is one of the richest Blues Singer from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Isham Jones's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

His 1910 composition Down By The Old Mill Stream and his On The Alamo from 1911 were two of his earliest published compositions.

He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeBlues Singer
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
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Isham Jones's Height & Physical Stats

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Who is Isham Jones Dating?

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Facts & Trivia

Isham Ranked on the list of most popular Blues Singer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Isham Jones celebrates birthday on January 31 of every year.

Who was Isham Jones?

Isham Edgar Jones (January 31, 1894 – October 19, 1956) was an American bandleader, saxophonist, bassist and songwriter. Coalton, Ohio, U.S. Saginaw, Michigan, U.S. Hollywood, Florida, U.S.

How do you pronounce Isham Jones?

Isham, pronounced “eye- sham,” moved to Chicago in 1915 and continued composing, often working in the World War I period with lyricist Olaf (“Ole”) Olsen, a member of Jones’s early Chicago band (later, in 1926, Ole Olsen and His Orchestra recorded three titles for Pathé Actuelle).

Who first sang it had to be you?

“It Had to Be You”
ReleasedJuly 1924
RecordedApril 24, 1924
StudioBrunswick Studios, 799 Seventh Avenue, New York City
GenreAmerican Dance Music

What movie was it had to be you in?

It Had to Be You
Production companyColumbia Pictures
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release dateDecember 1947
Running time98 minutes

What is it had to be you about?

Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings. Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.

Key Events

  1. In 1911 one of Jones's earliest compositions "On the Alamo" was published by Tell Taylor Inc..

  2. In 1915 Jones moved to Chicago, Illinois..

  3. In 1917, he composed the tune "We're In The Army Now" (also known as "You're In the Army Now") when the United States entered World War I..

  4. He led one of the most popular dance bands in the 1920s and 1930s..

  5. The Isham Jones band made a series of popular gramophone records for Brunswick throughout the 1920s..

  6. By the end of 1920, the name was simply "Isham Jones' Orchestra"..

  7. His first successful recording, "Wabash Blues" written by Dave Ringle and Fred Meinken, was recorded in 1921..

  8. His remarkable string of chart-topping compositions between 1922 and 1925, in collaboration with lyricist Gus Kahn, and later with Charles Newman, included eight number 1 records, an unequaled body of work for a full-time band leader..

  9. He also toured England with his orchestra in 1925..

  10. There was a gap from October 1927 to June 1929 where Jones did not record due to disbanding and reorganization..

  11. From 1929 to 1932, his Brunswick recordings became even more sophisticated with offbeat arrangements by Gordon Jenkins and others; Jones was his own arranger early on, but cultivated others..

  12. Chicago remained his home until 1932, when he settled in New York City..

  13. In 1932, he added Joe Martin, another of the band's violinists, as a frequent vocalist..

  14. In August 1932, Jones signed with Victor, and these records are considered among the best arranged and performed commercial dance band records of the Depression era..

  15. In October 1932, he teamed up with the Three X Sisters in New York who had just departed from CBS radio..

  16. Reed virtuoso Al Gallodoro appeared briefly with Jones in 1933, taking part in a record date October 3..

  17. He stayed with Victor until July 1934, when he signed with Decca..

  18. After he left Decca in 1936, he again retired and his orchestra was taken over by band member Woody Herman..

  19. Jones started a new band in 1937–38 and recorded a handful of sessions under the ARC labels: Melotone, Perfect and Banner..

  20. In the 1940s, Jones resided on his poultry farm in Colorado, which he occasionally left for short tours with pickup bands..

  21. His father, Richard Isham Jones (1865–1945), was a violinist..

  22. Each of the following selections peaked in the top ten, according to Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954..

  23. He moved to Hollywood, Florida in 1955, and died there of cancer in 1956..

  24. Isham Edgar Jones (January 31, 1894 – October 19, 1956) was an American bandleader, saxophonist, bassist and songwriter..