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Tom Jones
Tom Jones concert.jpg
Jones singing at House of Blues, Anaheim, California, 10 March 2009
Background information
Birth nameThomas John Woodward
Also known asTom Jones
Born7 June 1940 (1940-06-07) (age 80)
Treforest, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
GenresPop, rock, country
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1963–present
LabelsColumbia, Decca, Epic, Jive, Island, V2, S-Curve
Websitewww.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 and is particularly noted for his powerful voice. Jones 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.

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