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Tom Jones: From 60s Icon to Revered National Treasure

A Storied Career in Music

Tom Jones, the celebrated Welsh vocalist, skyrocketed to fame in the 1960s with a string of top ten hits such as “It’s Not Unusual,” “What’s New Pussycat?,” “Green, Green Grass of Home,” and “Delilah.” Renowned for his powerful baritone, Jones earned praise for his ability to effortlessly shift from a husky growl to a smooth croon, garnering accolades from sources like AllMusic and the New York Times.

A Journey of Reinvention

Despite his broad appeal across generations, by the mid-70s, Tom Jones’s image had evolved. Once considered a wholesome act, he began to be seen as a novelty sex symbol with waning popularity. However, his career experienced a significant revival starting with his collaboration with the Art of Noise on their cover of Prince’s “Kiss.” This marked the beginning of his transformation into the beloved singer and national treasure he is today.

Discover the enduring charm and talent of Tom Jones. Watch the video below to see how he evolved from a 60s icon into a respected and cherished figure in the music industry.

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