John Wilson talks to Tom Jones about his 2010 album Praise & Blame, which saw a return to his musical roots. Now it is the turn of the audience to ask some of the questions.
John Wilson continues with his new series in which he talks to leading performers and songwriters about the album that made them or changed them. Recorded in front of a live audience at the BBC's iconic Maida Vale Studios. Each edition includes two episodes, with John initially quizzing the artist about the album in question, and then, in the B-side, the audience puts the questions. Both editions feature exclusive live performances.
Having discussed the making of "Praise and Blame" - the first of a trilogy of albums that would take him back to his musical roots (in the A-side of the programme, available online), Tom Jones responds to questions from the audience and performs acoustic live versions of some to the tracks from the album that led one critic to declare "at last Jones the artist is the match of Jones the entertainer" (The Guardian)
Producer: Paul Kobrak.