b. Wornell Jones, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Born in Washington D.C., Wornell Jones grew up in the neighbourhoods of the area.
As a youngster, Wornell was always playing, singing or doing something musical.
In 1979, he released his self titled album for Paradise Records.
The album contained the track 'Must Have Been Love', which was highly popular in the U.K.
The female co-vocalist on the song was Maxayn Lewis Moriguchi, who still collaborates with Wornell to this day.
Wornell has also worked with songwriter and guitarist, Nils Lofgren formally of the E Street Band.
He recorded and toured extensively with Nils, until moving to Tokyo, Japan in 1992.
Wornell has an excellent portfolio of songwiting credits which include, The Pointer Sisters 'Black & White', Ramsey Lewis 'Three Piece Suite', Maria Muldaur 'Open Your Eyes', Rufus 'Sealed In Red', B.T. Express '1980', Rockie Robbins 'Rockie Robbins' and Earth, Wind & Fire 'The Eternal Dance'.
He is a good friend of the artist Art Madison.
Wornell Jones (Paradise Records 1979)