The week’s installment might surprise you. The 71 year old Welsh singer 60s and 70s sex symbol, Tom Jones, has become deep, spiritual, and a little more in tune with his own mortality in his 2010 release called Praise and Blame.
Much of the music is rooted in a deep-hearted rock and roll, of the blues tradition. This one was derived from an old traditional spiritual song that Elvis once covered. But you might find this version a bit more uptempo:
The last song is a refashioned John Lee Hooker tune. It’s a blistering blues piece that does not sound anything close to a Tom Jones song that any of us ever remember. Give it a listen: