Jones was in the 1920s, a famous street singer in San Antonio. On June 15, 1929 he took a 78-rpm record for Okeh Records and recordings on nine he accompanied with his guitar Alger "Texas" Alexander. On 21 June that year, four more songs of Jones on Okeh, and a year later, on 14 June 1930, a further six songs. After this there are never made more recordings of him. The singing style of his songs, Jones was arisen that he rapidly sang and as the song progressed slower went singing. His "Bye Bye Baby Blues" was used in 2001 in the film "Ghost World".