Tom Jones

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Sir Tom Jones: ‘The knicker throwing started in the Copacabana in New York in 1968’
The singer, 80, on enthusiastic audiences, singing Sex Bomb at 90, meeting a young Michael Jackson and losing the love of his life

Nick McGrath

03, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Could Tom Jones have become an opera singer?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

09, Jun, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Music on a picnic? Don’t, just don’t | Brief letters
Brief letters: Crufts and Covid-19 | Strong as a teabag | Coronavirus deaths | Tom Jones’s Delilah | Picnics and music


05, Jun, 2020 @4:41 PM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Tom Jones's 20 greatest songs – ranked!
Ahead of his 80th birthday on Sunday, we run down the Welsh superstar’s biggest and best belters

Michael Hann

04, Jun, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Tom Jones musical What's New Pussycat? to premiere this autumn
Production uses hits of Welsh singer Tom Jones to tell story of the character Tom Jones in Henry Fielding’s 1749 novel

Chris Wiegand

06, Mar, 2020 @12:12 PM

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Les Reed obituary | Spencer Leigh
Songwriter who wrote huge hits for the stars of the 60s and 70s, including Delilah for Tom Jones

Spencer Leigh

17, Apr, 2019 @5:29 PM

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Les Reed, songwriter for Tom Jones and Engelbert Humperdinck, dies age 83
The Woking-born songwriter wrote Tom Jones hits Delilah and It’s Not Unusual, as well as Leeds United anthem Marching on Together

Laura Snapes

16, Apr, 2019 @1:10 PM

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Bobbie Gentry: whatever happened to the trailblazing queen of country?
The 60s star – who didn’t just write her own songs but had her own TV show, made her own clothes and painted her own album art – could count Elvis and, later, Taylor Swift as fans. So why did she retire from public view in 1981?

Bob Stanley

17, Oct, 2018 @7:24 AM

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Ken Dodd's other life – as a mega-selling singer of romantic ballads
The late comedian’s biggest hits weren’t novelty songs, but earnest romantic ballads that challenged psychedelic pop in a mid-60s generation-gap war

Alexis Petridis

12, Mar, 2018 @12:43 PM

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Tom Jones says he faced sexual harassment in the music industry
‘What’s tried on women is tried on men as well,’ singer tells BBC during conversation about Harvey Weinstein repercussions

Guardian music

19, Oct, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Tom Jones set for Proms debut singing soul to celebrate Stax records
Singer will join Booker T Jones and Sam Moore on Royal Albert Hall stage for concert led by Jools Holland

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

03, Jul, 2017 @6:00 AM

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