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Tom Jones

(1940-), Singer and entertainer

Sir Tom Jones (Thomas Jones Woodward)

Sitter in 10 portraits
Welsh-born singer, Jones worked as a bricklayer and salesman while playing in clubs and dance halls. He came to international prominence with It's Not Unusual (1964), followed by hits such as What's New Pussycat? (1965), Green Green Grass of Home (1966) and Delilah (1968). His career was revived in the the late 1980s with A Boy From Nowhere (1987) and again in 1999 with the album Reload. He was knighted in 2006 and in 2010 his thirty-ninth album Praise & Blame reached number two in the UK Albums Chart. May 2012 saw the release of his album Spirit In The Room.

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Tom Jones, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(12)

Tom Jones

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960s
NPG P512(12)

Tom Jones, by Tony Frank - NPG P1378

Tom Jones

by Tony Frank
modern colour print from original transparency, 1966
NPG P1378

Tom Jones and an unknown woman, by Lewis Morley - NPG x87163

Tom Jones and an unknown woman

by Lewis Morley
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1960s
NPG x87163

Tom Jones and an unknown woman, by Lewis Morley - NPG x87164

Tom Jones and an unknown woman

by Lewis Morley
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1960s
NPG x87164

Tom Jones, by Harry Goodwin - NPG x87861

Tom Jones

by Harry Goodwin
bromide fibre print, 1965
NPG x87861

Tom Jones, by Steve Pyke - NPG x30437

Tom Jones

by Steve Pyke
bromide print, 1987
NPG x30437

Tom Jones, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x34000

Tom Jones

by Trevor Leighton
bromide fibre print, 1989
NPG x34000

Tom Jones, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x33999

Tom Jones

by Trevor Leighton
bromide fibre print, 1989
NPG x33999

Tom Jones, by Terry O'Neill - NPG x126163

Tom Jones

by Terry O'Neill
bromide fibre print, 2001
NPG x126163

Tom Jones, by Spencer Murphy - NPG x133180

Tom Jones

by Spencer Murphy
C-type colour print, August 2009
NPG x133180

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