Singer, Actor, Dancer
Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, OBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. He became one of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the mid-1960s. Since then he has sung nearly every form of popular music – pop, rock, R&B, show tunes, country,...Wikipedia
Born: 7th June, 1940, Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Height: 5' 8" (173 cm)
Claim to Fame: It's Not Unusual, What's New Pussycat?, I Who Have Nothing,
Tom Jones is moving back to the U.K. The "Green, Green Grass of Home" singer has been living in Los Angeles for 35 years but increasingly misses life in Britain and is planning to return before the end of the year.
He said: "I`ve had a great time living in Los Angeles but after all these years we think now is the time to move home."
"My wife Linda`s been getting homesick lately and we have talked about it for a while. Britain has always been home. I love coming here and miss it more and more when I go back to Los Angeles. It`s the people and humor... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
Tom Jones wears black trousers on stage to hide his sweat. The Welsh singer refuses to take to the stage with his legs clad in any other color as he is so worried his perspiration might be highlighted.
He explained: "I perspire a lot on stage, so the pants have to be black, otherwise the sweat will show through. When I started out, I`d wear really tight pants. Everyone wore tight pants, but maybe not quite as tight as mine."
Tom`s penchant for skin-tight legwear once led to an embarrassing moment on stage, when his leather trousers burst a seam in front of... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
NEW YORK - After 15 years without a new album in the U.S., Tom Jones will release a disc of almost entirely original material this fall.
The 68-year-old singer will release "24 Hours" on Nov. 25 on S-Curve Records. It`s a retro-tinged album much in the style of Amy Winehouse`s "Back to Black" that finds the Welshman`s voice as strong as ever.
"The fire is still in me," Jones told The Associated Press in a recent interview, speaking by phone from his home in Los Angeles. "Not to be an oldie, but a goodie. I want to be a... Read More
Posted by CindyCelebs 6 years ago
Sir Tom Jones has apparently revealed he`d love to duet with Duffy.
The 68-year-old singing legend believes the 24-year-old pop singer, from his home country of Wales, has "something special", reports the Daily Express.
Tom is quoted as saying: "That`s because she`s Welsh and she can sing, not just because she`s Welsh. I`d like to do something with her."
A music insider said: "She`d be great alongside Tom. He is the king of reinvention and she`s very much the girl of the moment.
"Both have incredible voices, both are Welsh - it`s a match... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 years ago
As for the music business itself, the key things have not changed that much. It operates like any business and money still keeps things moving.
Winning the Outstanding Contribution award is great, because you know you have won in advance. Previously, I have been really nervous during the ceremony because you have no idea if you are going to get called up on stage. This time I could relax and enjoy myself.