SongCraft: Wizz Jones – Happiness Was Free

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Song Craft

Born Raymond Ronald Jones in 1939, Wizz began his musical career in 1958, leading a Country and Skiffle band in his home town of Croydon. Inspired by Big Bill Broonzy, Rambling Jack Elliot, Alexis Korner and Ewan MacColl, Wizz learnt his craft in the coffee bars around London’s Soho from the likes of Davy Graham and Long John Baldry.

Originally posted 2011-02-12 14:00:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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