Gloria Jones was a backup singer and a soul music singer. Gloria Jones sang backup on hits of other music artists. The best known tune by Gloria Jones was Tainted Love. However, Tainted Love was an obscure soul music song until Soft Cell remade the song. Tainted Love then became an alternative music and dance music classic.
Gloria Jones was married to singer and guitarist Marc Bolan of group T. Rex. In 1977, Marc Bolan was killed in a car accident. Gloria Jones was driving the car. Gloria Jones was charged with drunk driving in the incident.