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Tom Jones

Welsh,  Musician
Total Quotes : 26
Background Working Class

I come from a coal-mining, working-class background. My father was a coal miner.

- Tom Jones

Always Lyric Songs

I'm a lyric man - I'm always looking for meaningful songs.

- Tom Jones

Voice Play Rugby

I didn't have to play rugby that well, and I didn't have to play cricket that well, because I had this voice.

- Tom Jones

Always Very Dean

Dean Martin always dressed very well but then he was a good looking fella with a good physique so he could wear anything.

- Tom Jones

Business Still Like

As for the music business itself, the key things have not changed that much. It operates like any business and money still keeps things moving.

- Tom Jones

Meet Ends Had

I got married when I was 16 so I had to do shift-work to make ends meet.

- Tom Jones

Watches Weakness Stop

I have a weakness for watches. I have to stop myself buying more.

- Tom Jones

American Back One Day

I haven't become an American! Having a house in LA is just where the house is. It's just a convenience thing living there. I carry Wales around inside me. I'd consider moving back there one day. I never really left.

- Tom Jones

Stupid Always Worn

I've always worn jewellery but for a time it went out of fashion. Like grungy and punk bands didn't wear jewellery because it was stupid.

- Tom Jones

Love Singing Bed

First of all, I love singing. I mean, I get out of bed and I sing. I can't help it.

- Tom Jones

Ring I Think Nine

I've tried wearing more than one ring on one hand and it doesn't look good. It's overkill, I think. So I think a ring on either hand. Nine times out of ten I'll go for pinky rings, but not always.

- Tom Jones

I Think Some Very

I have had some pretty wild nights! I think the media keeps a very close eye on what people are up to these days. I was out with George Clooney a few nights ago and we had a great time.

- Tom Jones

Suit Location Like

I like to drink to suit my location.

- Tom Jones

Always Rhythm Natural

I've always liked to dance - I've got a natural rhythm.

- Tom Jones

Think I Think Nightclub

I think the first time I ever wore a tuxedo was when I played at the Talk Of The Town in 1967, because it was a nightclub and that was the thing to do.

- Tom Jones

Think Tuberculosis Been

Oh yeah, I would have been a coal miner, I would think, if I hadn't had tuberculosis when I was 12.

- Tom Jones

Think Some Became

I think it's good that I had some experience of the real world before I became successful. You know, having to get up in the morning and going to work in construction.

- Tom Jones

Name Dropped Real Name

My real name was Thomas Jones Woodward, so I dropped the Woodward.

- Tom Jones

Mood Need Depends

Music is great; it all depends on what mood you're in, what you want to listen to. If it's party time, you listen to, you know, party music, if you want to dance with somebody. But then again, if it's a slow dance, you need something slow.

- Tom Jones

Singing Always Like

I didn't like to be restricted, because when you're in a choir, you have a part to sing and you sing it. I always liked singing on my own.

- Tom Jones