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Jackson, George (1941-1971)
American criminal, who became a communist and a member of the Black Panther Party while in prison, where he spent the last 12 years of his life. While at San Quentin State Prison in 1966, he founded the Black Guerrilla Family, a Marxist prison group with political objectives; and Tariq Khalil, 16
20; works at Chick Planet massage parlor in Channel View Estates; 76; at Boards mansion, 130; aka Ashley, who went to Fairfax High, 135; becomes lovers with Bambi at Sybil Brand Institute, 136-37; 340. Direct allusion to Yashmeen Halfcourt in Against the Day. "the local word for jade is yashm", p.761
Jagger, Mick (b. 1943)
Golden Globe and Grammy Award winning English singer, songwriter, occasional film producer and actor, best known for his work as lead vocalist of The Rolling Stones.
See Fenway, Japonica
365; 1940 hit for the Ink Spots
Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)
Third President of the United States (1801–1809), the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of republicanism in the United States. Major events during his presidency include the Louisiana Purchase (1803) and the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804–1806).294; plastic image of, in Plastic Nickel, 294
33; St. Flip's "surfing consultant", 99
The Jetsons is a prime-time animated sitcom that was produced by Hanna-Barbera. The original incarnation of the series aired Sunday nights on ABC from September 23, 1962 to March 3, 1963. It was Hanna-Barbera’s space age counterpart to The Flintstones. Like the former show, it is a half-hour family sitcom projecting contemporary American culture and lifestyle into another time period; polygon, 228
276; This Bible passage reads "No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal: Yea, the price of wisdom is above rubies."
Jobim, Antonio Carlos
Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (1927-1994), also known as Tom Jobim, was a Grammy Award-winning Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. A primary force behind the creation of the bossa nova style, Jobim is acknowledged as one of the most influential popular composers of the 20th century; "saxophones and a massive percussion section" 159
Johnny and the Hurricanes
124; "Bam Boo" ("Bamboo" is a misspelling) appeared on their 1960 release "Red River Rock" - rock and roll band that began as The Orbits in Toledo, Ohio in 1957, led by Johnny Paris (1940-2006) 
Brand of candy, including hard candy, gummies, fruit chews, jellybeans, lollipops, and sodas. The product was originally produced by the Jolly Rancher Company, founded in 1949 by Bill and Dorothy Harmsen of Golden, Colorado. The Jolly Rancher Company made ice cream, chocolate and candy sold at several "Ranch Maid Ice Cream" stores in the Denver area. The name was meant to suggest western hospitality; 24
26; friend of Bjornsen
297; hot dog stand Doc and Shasta used to frequent
125; Beverly Hills caterer/restaurant