This is why Tom Jones almost quit recording music

2019-02-18 09:22

Cape Town - Sir Tom Jones admitted that his hit song It's Not Unusual was originally intended for Sandie Shaw but that he threatened to go back to Wales if it wasn't given to him.

It's Not Unusual was written by Les Reed and Gordon Mills.

The record reached number one in the UK Singles Chart in 1965 and was also the first hit for Jones in the US peaking at No. 10 in May of that year.

The singer is currently a coach on The Voice UK and made the admission on the podcast, George Ezra and Friends. 


George Ezra & Friends

Had it not been for the introduction of podcasts into my life, my second album could well have been ready six months sooner. Who knows, maybe even seven. The world of podcasts has been an extremely welcome and comforting distraction from reality. Listening to interesting people talk to other interesting people about interesting things.

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