Calvin "Fuzz" Jones Dies

Calvin "Fuzz" Jones, longtime bass player of the Muddy Waters Blues Band, passed away August 9 of complications from lung cancer. He was 84.

Best known for touring as part of Muddy Waters’ band in the 1970s and ’80s, his bandmates at the time included Bob Margolin, Pinetop Perkins, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, James Cotton, and others. Jones also played with Elmore James, Howlin’ Wolf, and Little Walter.