Tom Jones (singer)

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Tom Jones
Jones singing at House of Blues, Anaheim, California, 10 March 2009
Background information
Birth name Thomas John Woodward
Also known as Tom Jones
Born 7 June 1940 (1940-06-07) (age 77)
Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Genres Pop, rock, country
Occupations Singer
Years active 1963–present
Labels Columbia, Decca, Epic, Jive, Island, V2, S-Curve

Sir Thomas John Woodward, OBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer.[1] He has won Grammy Awards. Jones is particularly noted for his powerful voice.[2] He released his first album Along Came Jones in 1965. He has released thirty-nine studio albums since then. He released his most recent album Spirit in the Room in 2012.

Early life[change | change source]

He was born at 57, Kingsland Terrace, Treforest, Pontypridd, South Wales.

Personal life[change | change source]

Jones was married to Linda from 1957 until she died of cancer in 2016. He has a son (born 1957) by Linda. He has a son (born 1988) by another woman.

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tom Jones Biography". Ltd. Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  2. "Tom Jones biography part one". BBC. Retrieved 20 February 2016.