Tom Jones: Thomas Jones Woodward was born on June 7, 1940, in the village.
Early life: As a boy, Woodward began singing at home during family gatherings.
Tommy Scott and the Senators: In 1963, the burgeoning entertainer began performing.
Marriage to Melinda Trenchard: Woodward, meanwhile, was already married.
Meeting Gordon Miles: It was while touring South Wales with the Senators that Woodward met Gordon Mills.
Becoming Tom Jones: Mills was instrumental in shaping Woodward’s career.
‘It’s Not Unusual’ (1965): The following year, 1965, Tom Jones had his first internationa.
Thunderball’ (1965): The same year, Jones’ deep baritone voice was being heard in cinemas.
Promise Her Anything: Jones also sang the theme song to ‘Promise Her Anything,’ a romantic comedy.
What’s New Pussycat: Indeed, 1965 was the most significant year of Jones’ career.
Green, Green Grass of Home: Tom Jones scored another worldwide hit in 1966 with his version.
‘I’ll Never Fall in Love Again: It was during the mid-1960s that Jones developed his image into.
Moving forward: Jones, by now a global singing superstar and fabulously wealthy.
Live in Las Vegas: It was also in 1967 that Jones performed his first gig in Las Vegas.
Meeting Elvis Presley: With another hit under his belt in ‘Delilah,’ Tom Jones was at the peak.