“For the time being, the world is battling with the Corona Virus and its devastating effects on millions of people.
The live entertainment and music industry is suffering badly too and I fear it will be some time before life gets back to some normality.
I’m sending all my love, best wishes and music to all my fans and friends.”
For details of Salena’s forthcoming live UK dates – please see the EVENTS page.
Remarkably, the year 2020 sees Salena Jones’ career now spanning nine decades – since she first began appearing live and her first record release in July 1949, at the tender age of eleven years.
Here she is circa 1949 ….
And this extract is from 11th July 1949 edition of The Billboard, announcing her first record release, as Joan Shaw her birth name – the single entitled “The Hucklebuck” which was a popular dance craze at that time:
And here is Salena in 2020, still swinging and singing beautifully in her own very special way: