Photos by Jim Bricker
House of Blues
May 4, 2014
If, as Lord Nelson once remarked, our reputation precedes us, then Tom Jones' rep must enter the room a couple hours in advance. It would at least partially explain the 90 minute wait time between the doors opening at the House of Blues and his eventual entrance.
What gets lost in all the tales of tossed undergarments, tight pants, and famous flings is the fact that Jones really is one hell of a singer. After a brief career downturn in the late 70s/early 80s, has been a steady touring presence, and if Sunday night's stop at the HOB was any indication, the 74-year old has no intention of slowing down.
Judging by the number of panties tossed on (or near) the stage, that's probably a good thing.More »