Tom Jones is one of the most well-known singers to emerge from the mid-1960s having sold more than 100 million records. Jones has had 36 Top 40 hits in the UK and 19 in the US; some of his notable songs include “It’s Not Unusual”, “What’s New Pussycat”, “Delilah”, “Green, Green Grass of Home”, “She’s a Lady”, “Kiss” and more recently “Sex Bomb”.
He has performed with many fellow musicians for recorded and live performances, including Janis Joplin, Van Morrison, Cerys Mathews, Portishead and Stereophonics.
He was awarded an OBE in 1999 and knighted in 2006 for his services to music.
Tom Jones appeared at the Globe on February 13 1965 which was his debut performance on his first UK tour, and returned on November 4 1967.