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Tom Jones

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Sir Thomas Jones Woodward (born 7 June 1940) is a Welsh singer. His career began with a string of top 10 hits in the 1960s and he has since toured regularly, with appearances in Las Vegas from 1967 to 2011. His voice has been described by AllMusic as a "full-throated, robust baritone".Jones's performing range has included pop, R&B, show tunes, country, dance, soul, and gospel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Jones has received more than 365,475 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Tom Jones is the 123rd most popular singer (up from 137th in 2019), the 573rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 650th in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Singer.

Tom Jones is most famous for being an English singer. He is best known for his hit song "What's New Pussycat?"

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  • 5.54

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Among singers, Tom Jones ranks 123 out of 3,528Before him are Harry Belafonte, Bryan Adams, Maria Malibran, Eric Burdon, Sylvie Vartan, and Peter Gabriel. After him are Jon Bon Jovi, Gloria Estefan, Sandra, Claude François, Britney Spears, and Lys Assia.

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Among people born in 1940, Tom Jones ranks 53Before him are Mario Andretti, Nancy Sinatra, Thomas Harris, Stuart Sutcliffe, Tarō Asō, and Cliff Richard. After him are Nancy Pelosi, Denis Law, James Cromwell, Jean-Luc Nancy, Vicente Fernández, and Raul Julia.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tom Jones ranks 573 out of 7,765Before him are Thomas Savery (1650), Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850), Frederick Forsyth (1938), Peter Gabriel (1950), Richard Arkwright (1732), and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930). After him are Christian Bale (1974), David Irving (1938), James Francis Edward Stuart (1688), Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1631), John Macleod (1876), and William Stanley Jevons (1835).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Tom Jones ranks 18Before him are Bonnie Tyler (1951), Morrissey (1959), Robert Plant (1948), Annie Lennox (1954), Eric Burdon (1941), and Peter Gabriel (1950). After him are Bruce Dickinson (1958), Chris Norman (1950), Chris Rea (1951), David Coverdale (1951), Bryan Ferry (1945), and Petula Clark (1932).

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