Jim Pons

Jim Pons (born March 14, 1943 in Santa Monica, California, United States[1]) is a former bass guitarist and singer for several 1960s rock bands, including The Leaves, The Turtles, and The Mothers of Invention.[2]

In 1973 Pons left the music industry to become the film and video director for the New York Jets football club. He held this position until his retirement in 2000.[3]

Pons and his family moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 2005, where he does game day video for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and plays upright bass in a bluegrass band called Lonesome Ride.


  1. Jim Pons on IMDB
  2. Steve Moore (24 April 2000). "Frank Zappa Tribute: The Jim Pons Interview". Retrieved 8 December 2010.
  3. Richie Unterberger. "Jim Pons". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 December 2010.
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