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The Truth About Tom Jones: Part Three

Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 19 October 1968

For millions of Tom Jones' fans, the moment they feel closest to him is when he is on tour and they can actually watch his action-packed, almost erotic, act at their local theatre. There they see Tom for 35 or 40 minutes belting out song after song. In this third part of the Tom Jones' series, the MM spent hours with Tom. Here, we report the scene away from the stage, during the first night of the tour of London's New Victoria Theatre.

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