Tom Jones has announced a 12-city North American run for this fall. The shows will be his first on the continent since his wife of 59 years, 75-year-old Linda Woodward, died after a short but fierce battle with cancer.
Jones kicks off the near month-long run on September 17th in Windsor, Ontario at Caesars Windsor “The Colosseum,” and winds things up on October 13th with a double bill with Van Morrison at L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl.
Over the past 15 years or so, Tom Jones has shed most of his pop sensibilities and evolved into a dyed in the wool blues singer. We asked him if he made a choice of recording solely age appropriate music: “Yes, it’s to do with age — there’s no getting away from it. I’ve always sang it in the best way I know how. I put myself into it.”