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Tom Jones

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Tom Jones

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 12 March 1965

STRAIGHT from his long run up the North Pier, Worthing, Tom Jones arrived bleary-eyed and bewhiskered in his dressing room at Ready, Steady, Go! to ...

The Beatles, The Rolling Stones et al: NME Poll Winners' Concert, Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Keith Altham, Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 16 April 1965


Sylvia's Teledate with Tom Jones & Françoise Hardy

Interview by Sylvia Stephens, Fabulous, 26 June 1965

WALES — the land of song. Yet when the FAB gang sat down and discussed how many pop singers we know who come from Wales, we only ...

From Tom Jones In New York: New release is STUPID!

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 6 August 1965

JONES THE Pop sounded dull and unhappy when I rang him at the Gorham Hotel in New York this week. He thinks it's "damn stupid" ...

When Your Favourites Go On Holiday, They Usually Have To Work!

Report and Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express Summer Special, 1966

WHEREVER YOU are on holiday this year... the chances are you may bump into your favourite pop star! Some of the biggest names in the ...

Tom Jones: Brown's LP Lacks Live Excitement

Interview by Richard Green, Record Mirror, 5 March 1966

Opines TOM JONES in this exclusive feature ...

Stars Turn Out For Grammys: Standing Ovation For Herb Alpert

Report by Louise Criscione, Carol Deck, KRLA Beat, 9 April 1966

HOLLYWOOD: In the finest tradition of glittering Hollywood premieres and openings, the Eighth Annual Grammy Awards were presented in the International Ballroom of the Beverly ...

The Rolling Stones, Percy Sledge et al: The Week's New Singles

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 14 May 1966

Plenty of tips, including a new Stones. Many follow-ups which aren't marvellous, and some outsiders, including Percy Sledge and Jimmy James and the Vagabonds ...

The Champagne World of Tom Jones

Profile and Interview by David Hughes, Disc and Music Echo, 5 August 1967

'The doctor says champagne is good for the throat' ...

Tom Jones: Copacabana, New York NY

Live Review by June Harris, New Musical Express, 24 February 1968

Tom Jones took my advice! ...

Tom Jones, The Shadows: Palladium, London

Live Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 4 May 1968


The Truth About Tom Jones: Part One

Interview by 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 ...

The Truth About Tom Jones: Part Two

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 12 October 1968

Tom Jones is a rare person. Adulation, money, fame — all these he has, yet they don't seem to have touched him fundamentally. He's still ...

The Truth About Tom Jones: Part Three

Report by 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 ...

Tom Jones: Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, New York Times, The, 15 June 1971


Tom Jones: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Adam Sweeting, Guardian, The, 21 May 1987

Mock macho ...

Who The Hell Does Tom Jones Think He Is?

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Q, March 1991

THE BIG-BONED "boyo" stands in the centre of the room engaged in an elaborate mime: he crouches as he runs his clenched fists down along ...

Tom Jones' unusual comeback

Report and Interview by Jim Sullivan, Boston Globe, The, 19 February 1993

THE SCRUFFY-LOOKING band on stage is churning out a hard, propulsive groove, a sample of Andrew Dice Clay's voice is bellowing out "Oh!" to punctuate ...

Tom Jones and the Stereophonics

Profile and Interview by Neil Mason, Melody Maker, 1 March 1999

LOOKING OUT across the affluent Silverlake area of Los Angeles stretching out below us, this is not your usual house. Perched high on a hilltop, ...

Tom Jones: The Super Furry Animal

Profile and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, October 1999

Welsh before it was fashionable, prefers a straight glass to a line, no stranger to ladies’ lingerie, possessed of legendary staying power... He is Tom ...

Tom Jones: Live at Caesars Palace/Engelbert Humperdinck: Live at the Riviera, Las Vegas

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, August 2001

CAUTION: EVEN THE most self-respecting of record stores now house a section way in the back, between the Soundtrack and Male Vocalist departments, called "Lounge." ...

Tom Jones: 'When You're Working With Bling-Blings, You Gotta Wear Bling-Blings'

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 17 October 2002

Caroline Sullivan is left breathless by Tom Jones's hip-hop makeover ...

Tom Jones and Wyclef Jean

Report and Interview by Angus Batey, Touch, November 2002

SO YOU'RE sitting there, in the London Metropole hotel, chatting to Wyclef Jean about his new LP, Maqsquerade. ...

Tom Jones: Boyo's Got The Blues

Interview by Robin Eggar, Sunday Times, 19 September 2004

THE MUSIC WORLD is definitely out of kilter. Rod Stewart has become a crooner and Tom Jones is singing rock'n'roll. At an age when most ...

Crooners: The Second Coming

Overview by Jude Rogers, New Statesman, 23 October 2008

Inspired by Johnny Cash with his ring of fire, a slew of ageing crooners are pursuing their desires ...

Tom Jones: Cardiff International Arena

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, October 2009

AT THE START of a three-night stint in his native Wales, Tom Jones began his latest British tour in swaggeringly confident mood. ...


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