Month: April 2013

Keeping up with the Joneses

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1970s / Biographies and Memoirs

Tom Jones: Biography of a Great Star by Peter Jones Arthur Baker Ltd, 120pp, 1970 A few weeks ago on his Radio 2 weekend programme, Terry Wogan cued up the song ‘Sex Bomb’, Tom Jones’s saucy collaboration with producer Mousse T. The number appeared in the running order immediately after a trailer for a documentary about David Bowie’s ‘Starman’ and the accompanying era of British glamour and androgyny the 1972 song had heralded. The contrast […]