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The Truth About Tom Jones: Part One

Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 5 October 1968

FOUR YEARS ago, Tom Jones was working in a sawmill in Pontypridd, South Wales, and picking up extra cash singing with his group in the evenings. Today, he is a world star. The journey from one to another was not without heartache and despair — as MM tells in the first of a series of three revealing articles.

Total word count of piece: 2015


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