TOM JONES IS A WELSH SINGER BORN ON JUNE 7, 1940, IN PONTYPRIDD, WALES.
INFLUENCED AS A CHILD BY AMERICAN BLUES, R&B AND ROCK 'N' ROLL, OVER THE PAST FIVE DECADES
THE SINGING LEGEND HAS PRODUCED HITS IN BOTH THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED KINGDOM.
HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE CLASSICS SUCH AS "ONCE UPON A TIME," "WITH THESE HANDS,"
"WHAT’S NEW PUSSYCAT?," "GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME" AND "DELILAH."
HE CONTINUED TO PUT FORTH SUCCESSFUL ALBUMS FROM THE '80S INTO THE NEW MILLENNIUM,
WITH HITS PARTICULARLY CATERED TO THE BRITISH AND EUROPEAN MARKETS.
DRAWING ON HIS EXTENSIVE MUSICAL EXPERIENCE, JONES BECAME A JUDGE
ON THE U.K. REALITY SHOW THE VOICE IN 2012.
“I sensed very quickly that I wouldn’t find fame a burden. As someone who has looked at it from both sides,
being famous is preferable to the alternative.” —Tom Jones