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Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE (born 7 June 1940), known professionally as 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.

Tom Jones
Sir Tom Jones at The Queen's Birthday Party (cropped-2).jpg
Background information
Birth nameThomas John Woodward
Born (1940-06-07) 7 June 1940 (age 79)
Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Genres
OccupationsSinger
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1963–present
Labels
Websitewww.tomjones.com

Early lifeEdit

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

Personal lifeEdit

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 websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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