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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 79)
Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Genres Pop, rock, country
Occupations Singer
Years active 1963–present
Labels Columbia, Decca, Epic, Jive, Island, V2, S-Curve
Website www.tomjones.com

Sir Thomas John Woodward, OBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. He has won Grammy Awards. Jones is particularly noted for his powerful voice. 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

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

Personal life

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.


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