A legend in the music world and winner of numerous awards and commendations, Tom Jones is known around the globe for quality hits like “What’s New Pussycat,” “It’s Not Unusual,” and “She’s a Lady.” It is with this in mind, that we at StubHub can’t be more thrilled at offering the chance to buy Tom Jones tickets now, right here at StubHub!
Suffice to say, with Jones enjoying an incredible career spanning as far back as ’63, it should come as no surprise that the Welsh singer can boast accolades such as the Brit Award for his Outstanding Contribution to Music, and even more impressively his Knighthood for “services to music”. Born Thomas John Woordward, (Jones actually stood as his mother’s surname),Tom Jones spent much of his youth singing at family gatherings, until he was diagnosed with Tuberculosis at that age of 12. Spending 2 years confined to his bed for recovery, Jones has gone on record to say that he could do little else than listen to music and draw. It was here that Jones developed his love for American soul music, placing R&B singers such as Little Richard, Solomon Burke, Brook Benton and of course, the King himself, Elvis Presley as early influences!
Becoming the frontman for Welsh beat group, Tommy Scott and the Senators in 1964, it was here that folks began to notice Jones' impressive baritone voice. With the band continually gigging round South Wales, talent scout Gordon Mills spotted Jones and persuaded the young singer to come with him to London and try his hand at becoming a solo artist. It was also Mills who convinced Jones to use the name Tom Jones as opposed to his previous stagename Tommy Scott, and the two went on to collaborate on a number of songs together during this time!
The first track to really see Jones in his element stands as “It’s Not Unusual”, released in early 1965. Rocketing Jones as part of the infamous British Invasion in the ‘60s, the single saw Tom Jones reach the number 1 spot in the UK, and reaching the top ten in the US. Ever hard at work, Mills had even secured a number of film themes for Jones to record and Jones can boast recording songs for What’s New Pussycat? And James Bond epic Thunderball, the following year, it came as no surprise to find that Jones had earned himself a Grammy Award for Best New Artist!
Because he rarely tours and only ever headlines at large events, Tom Jones tickets are some of the most widely sought-after items in the world. Tickets to a Tom Jones concert are highly prized and offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a living legend perform. If you ever get the chance to purchase Tom Jones tickets, be sure to witness this eminent artist on stage before it’s too late!