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Sir Tom Jones

Cerys chats to Tom Jones about the early days of his career, his love of Jerry Lee Lewis and Leonard Cohen, and the time he spent in Las Vegas with Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.

Cerys chats to Tom Jones about the early days of his career, his favourite memories of the Tom Jones TV show, and his latest album Spirit In The Room which includes cover versions of Low Anthem, Paul Simon and Blind Willie Johnson. They also discuss Tom's love of Jerry Lee Lewis and Leonard Cohen, and the period Tom spent in Las Vegas with Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 19 Aug 2012 10:00

Music Played

  • Tom Jones

    Thunderball

  • Herbie Hancock

    Fat Mama

  • Cheek Mountain Thief

    Cheek mountain

  • Wicked Knee

    Yasisia Bambuta

  • The Killers

    Ruby Don't take your love to town

  • Blind Lemon Jefferson

    Rabbit Foot Blues

  • The Decemberists

    June Hymn

  • Bob Dylan

    North Country blues

  • Archie Bell & The Drells

    Tighten up

  • Delroy Wilson

    Bright and Sunny day

  • Yann Tierson and Neil Hannon

    Le Jour tristes

  • The Tashi Lhunpo Monks - Shi Jod

    Prayer for prosperity

  • Mongo Santamaría

    Watermelon Man

  • King David’s Jugband

    Sweet Potato blues

  • Howlin’ Wolf

    Sittin on top of the World

  • Tom Jones

    Charlie Darwin

  • Jerry Lee Lewis

    What did I say

  • Tom Jones

    Tower of song

  • Tom Jones

    Bad as Me

  • Tom Jones

    Love me tonight

  • Wilson Pickett

    Mustang Sally

  • Frank Sinatra

    I get a kick out of you

  • Elvis Presley

    American trilogy

  • Euros Childs

    That's better

  • Belle and Sebastian

    the boy with the arab strap

  • Clifton Chenier

    Ay Te Te Fee

  • Diana Jones

    Soldier girl

  • Poem: Philip Gross

    The Severn

  • Untitled

    Balanescu Quartet- Aria

  • Love Unlimited Orchestra

    Love's Theme

  • Pinch

    Qawwali

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