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Arise Sir Tom Jones: The Biography
by Gwen Russell
From beginnings in the Welsh town of Pontypridd selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door, to sell-out Las Vegas shows and the ultimate accolade—a knighthood from the Queen—this celebration of the remarkable career of Tom Jones reveals the man behind the icon. His phenomenal journey is traced from his first South Wales gigs as an unsigned front man to his breakthrough hit It's ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published September 28th 2007 by John Blake
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Focuses on his famous years - in particular, his reputation as a ladies man (very warranted) and the interesting dynamic of his marriage. A bit of this book is repetitive, but I learned a few things I didn't know before - such as he won a Grammy in 1965 for Best New Artist! (Well earned, as his debut album is truly a masterpiece).