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Tom Jones : From the Valleys to Vegas: The Biography.

Author: Gwen Russell
Publisher: Chicago : John Blake, 2010.
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Celebrity biographer Gwen Russell traces Tom's phenomenal journey from his first South Wales gigs as an unsigned frontman, to his breakthrough hit "It's Not Unusual" and beyond to his superstardom as the voice behind "What's Up Pussycat," "Delilah," and "She's a Lady." But it has not all been plain sailing for the legendary Grammy Award-winning entertainer whose shows are renowned for panties-hurling frenzies. Tom  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Russell, Gwen.
Tom Jones : From the Valleys to Vegas: The Biography.
Chicago : John Blake, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gwen Russell
ISBN: 9781857827774 1857827775
OCLC Number: 777375589
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 44 LAURA STREET, PONTYPRIDD; 2 TIGER TOM, THE TWISTING VOCALIST; 3 TOM, THE VOICE; 4 TOM JOINS THE GREATS; 5 THIS IS ... TOM JONES; 6 TOM, THE TROUSERS; 7 TOM AND MISS WORLD; 8 JONES, THE WEALTH; 9 KISS; 10 TOM ROCKS; 11 TOM AND FRIENDS; 12 THE REWARDS OF A LIFE WELL SPENT; 13 A KNIGHT WITH SIR TOM; 14 TOM TAKES CENTRE STAGE; DISCOGRAPHY.

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Celebrity biographer Gwen Russell traces Tom's phenomenal journey from his first South Wales gigs as an unsigned frontman, to his breakthrough hit "It's Not Unusual" and beyond to his superstardom as the voice behind "What's Up Pussycat," "Delilah," and "She's a Lady." But it has not all been plain sailing for the legendary Grammy Award-winning entertainer whose shows are renowned for panties-hurling frenzies. Tom was struck down by tuberculosis and bed-ridden for almost a year; he has had affairs, lost his longtime manager to cancer, and ridden the quiet times in his career to come out on top.

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