I was down at the New Amsterdam staring at this yellow-haired girl
Mr. Jones strikes up a conversation with a black-haired flamenco dancer
You know she dances while his father plays guitar

from Counting Crows – Mr Jones Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Mr. Jones here is Marty Jones, who was in a band with Adam Duritz called The Himalayns before the Counting Crows. They are at a bar in San Francisco called the New Amsterdam getting drunk. Adam is staring at your typical sexy blonde girl, while Marty (Mr. Jones) is more interested in the black-haired Spanish chick dancing to his dad’s guitar.

Flamenco is a popular type of dance in Spain, and Mr. Jones' dad was actually a flamenco guitarist.

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