Interview (2010)

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Living legend Sir Tom Jones, OBE spoke exculsively to Bethan Elfyn at the Latitude Festival on Sunday 18 July.

Last updated: 21 July 2010

Tom had just come off stage giving his second 'secret show of the festival' where he and his band played his new album, Praise and Blame, from start to finish.

In a candid and revealing interview Bethan hears how Tom wanted to make a record that showcased his love of gospel and blues music. She hears how Tom and Elvis used to jam out old gospel songs backstage at Las Vegas and finds Tom in reflective mood casting his mind back to his time as Tommy Scott and the Senators playing the working men's clubs in Pontypridd.

Listen to part one of this exclusive interview on Saturday 24 July at 6pm which features Tom in discussion about his new album Praise and Blame. Part two, broadcast on Saturday 31 July at 6pm, features his personal playlist of songs that influenced him as a singer.

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