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Tom Jones
Tom Jones


Background information
Birth name Thomas John Woodward
Born June 7, 1940
Born place Trefforest, Pontypridd, Wales, UK
Genre(s) Pop
Blues
Blue-eyed soul
Years active 1963—present
Label(s) Epic Records
S-Curve Records
Columbia Records
V2 Records
Mercury Records
Interscope Records
Jive Records
Gut Records
ZTT Records
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Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. He was born in Trefforest, Pontypridd, near Cardiff in Wales. Jones is particularly noted for his powerful voice and overt sexuality. Since the mid 1960s, Jones has sung nearly every form of popular music - pop, rock, R&B, show tunes, country, dance, techno, soul and gospel. Since 1965, Jones has sold over 150 million records.


Albums
Praise & Blame (2010) 24 Hours (2008) Tom Jones & Jools Holland (2004) Mr. Jones (2002) Reload (1999) Move Closer (1989) The Matador (1987) The Body and Soul of Tom Jones (1973) Help Yourself (1968) From the Heart (1966)


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News

Tom Jones To Play Isle Of Wight Festival 2011

November 26, 2010
Tom Jones is set to appear at next year’s Isle Of Wight festival, it’s been announced. The veteran singer will top the bill on the Big Top on the second day of the event, which runs from June 10-12.  Read more 

Tom Jones, Hurts, Paolo Nutini To Play Little Noise Sessions 2010

October 11, 2010
Tom Jones and Hurts are among the acts set to perform at this year’s Mencap Little Noise Sessions in London. The event takes place at the Union Chapel between November 15 and 20.  Read more 

Tom Jones 'Offered James Bond Role'

October 4, 2010
Tom Jones has revealed that he was approached about playing James Bond. The 70-year-old star said his name was mentioned for the role but it was decided that he was too well known as a singer.  Read more 

Tom Jones Announces Intimate London Gig

September 2, 2010
Tom Jones has announced details of an intimate London gig later this month. The veteran singer will play Union Chapel on September 15 in support of his recent album 'Praise & Blame'.  Read more 

Tom Jones Added To Help For Heroes Concert Line-Up

September 2, 2010
Tom Jones has been added to the line-up for the Help For Heroes concert in London later this month. The veteran singer will join previously announced acts Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow at Twickenham Stadium on September 12.  Read more 

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