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- Posted on Mar 20th 2009 5:30PM by John D. Luerssen
"It's a fantastic collection people can take great pleasure from and also learn something," Jones explains in the Guardian. "I started collecting things when I was very young and I did not really know why. Then at the millennium, the change of the century, it started to become clear. I realized I wanted to share it."
Counting hundreds of items, from Sinatra albums to handwritten notes from his late Clash mate Joe Strummer -- not to mention vintage rock magazines like Creem and Rock Scene -- Jones, 53, calls his collection "one big living artwork... Ultimately, I'd like to have a permanent place to exhibit the whole collection like a museum, like a library."