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Tom Jones Quiz

Tom Jones, active since 1963, is a Welsh singer who has 36 Top 40 hits in the UK and 19 in the US. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which statement is incorrect about Tom Jones?

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  • He was born Thomas Jones Woodward on 7 June 1940.
  • He sang the theme song of the 1965 James Bond film, "Thunderball".
  • He was awarded an OBE in 1999 and knighted by the Queen in 2006.
  • He also received one Brit Award.

2

The 1965 song "It's Not Unusual", by Tom Jones, reached number 1 in the UK Singles chart and #3 on Billboard's easy listening chart. It was originally meant for which female singer? (clue: beach)

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  • Helen Shapiro
  • Sandie Shaw
  • Cilla Black
  • Petula Clark

3

"She's A Lady" is a 1971 million-selling gold-certified hit song by Tom Jones. It hit #1 in Cash Box magazine and #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Who is the songwriter? (clue: "Diana" song)

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  • Paul Anka
  • Elton John
  • Roy Orbison
  • Bob Dylan

4

This song, by Tom Jones, reached #1 in the German, Swiss and Irish Singles chart and #2 in the British charts in March 1968. What is the title?

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  • "You're My World"
  • "With These Hands"
  • "Delilah"
  • "Black Betty"

5

What is the title of this song recorded in 1970 by Tom Jones? It is based on the Italian song "Uno Dei Tanti" (English: "One Of Many").

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  • "Thunderball"
  • "I (Who Have Nothing)"
  • "Help Yourself"
  • "Try A Little Tenderness"

6

Who is the songwriter of this beautiful song "Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings" recorded in 1967 by Tom Jones? (clue: mouse character)

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  • Barry Mason
  • Les Reed
  • Curly Putman
  • Mickey Newbury

7

Tom Jones is the singer of this song, "What's New Pussycat?" for the 1965 comedy film of the same name. The music is by which composer? (Clue: actor Reynolds' first name)

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  • Burt Bacharach
  • John Williams
  • James Last
  • Simon Park

8

What is the title of this song released in 1974 by Tom Jones?

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  • "Kiss"
  • "Sexbomb"
  • "Something 'Bout You Baby I Like"
  • "The Young New Mexican Puppeteer"

9

What is the title of this song performed in 1968 by Tom Jones? It reached #1 in the UK (NME) and Irish Singles chart and #3 on the Billboard Easy Listening.

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  • "Love Me Tonight"
  • "Without Love (There Is Nothing)"
  • "Help Yourself"
  • "If I Only Knew"

10

Finally, what is the title of this 1977 chart-topper single by Tom Jones which was also his first and highest-charting country music hit?

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  • "Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow"
  • "Baby, It's Cold Outside"
  • "Sometimes We Cry"
  • "Mama Told Me (Not To Come)"

 

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