Tom Jones is a Welsh-born pop singer with a powerful voice and dynamic performing style who became famous in the mid 1960s. In 1965, he debuted on the charts with "It's Not Unusual." His best known songs also include "What's New Pussycat?" (1965), "I'll Never Fall In Love Again" (1969), "Without Love (There Is Nothing)" (1970), "She's A Lady" (1971), and "Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow" (1977). From 1969-1971, he had his own internationally famous TV variety show, "This Is Tom Jones," and from 1980-1981, he also hosted "The Tom Jones Show."
Throughout his career, this versatile singer has performed in a wide range of musical styles ranging from pop-rock, country, and show tunes to R&B, soul, and gospel. From 1965-1973, after a long string of pop hits, he switched to mostly country music around the mid 1970s. The chart topping "Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow" was his debut on the Country charts in 1977, and he charted many more Country Chart hits thereafter. He reappeared on the Pop/Rock charts in 1989 with "Kiss" (as The Art Of Noise Featuring Tom Jones).
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Tom Jones performs "It's Not Unusual" on The Ed Sullivan Show (April 21, 1968).
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- Can't Stop Loving You 1970
- Daughter Of Darkness 1970
- Delilah 1968
- Detroit City 1967
(This country classic was previously a hit in 1963 for both Bobby Bare and Ben Colder, the latter of which was a parody version ("Detroit City No. 2").)
- Green, Green Grass Of Home 1966
(Skitch Henderson later also had a minor hit with an instrumental version of this song (1968).)
- Help Yourself 1968
(This song later also became a hit for Undisputed Truth (1974).)
- I (Who Have Nothing) 1970
(This song was previously a hit for Ben E. King (1963) and Terry Knight And The Pack (1967) and also became a hit for Liquid Smoke (1970) and Sylvester (1979).)
- I'll Never Fall In Love Again 1967
(This song recharted for Tom Jones in 1969. "I'll Never Fall In Love Again" was written by Lonnie Donegan and Jimmy Currie and is a different song from the one with this same title by Bacharach/David as made famous by Dionne Warwick.)
- It's Not Unusual 1965
- Love Me Tonight 1969
- She's A Lady 1971
- Thunderball 1965
- What's New Pussycat? 1965
- With These Hands 1965
- Without Love (There Is Nothing) 1969
(This song was previously a hit for Clyde McPhatter (1957), Ray Charles (1963), and Oscar Toney, Jr. (1968).)
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