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This Is Tom Jones

1 9 6 9 – 1 9 7 1 (UK)
65 x 60 minute episodes

Of all the superb television variety shows which came out of the UK during the late 60s and early 70s, This Is Tom Jones was arguably the finest.

The long-running series from ITC/ATV starred the amiable Welshman at the absolute peak of his career, often duetting with his tremendous guest stars including Lulu, Mary Hopkin, Frankie Vaughan, Paul Anka, Glen Campbell, Sammy Davis Jr, The Who, Jerry Lee Lewis, Liza Minnelli, Dusty Springfield, The Dave Clark Five, Cass Elliot, The Hollies, Sandie Shaw, Bob Hope, Harry Secombe, Chet Atkins, The Bee Gees, Tony Bennett, Johnny Cash, Donovan, Engelbert Humperdinck, Janis Joplin, Little Richard, Matt Monro, Anthony Newley, Carl Perkins, Wilson Pickett, Peter Sellers, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Perry Como, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell, Smokey Robinson, Nancy Sinatra, The Supremes, Raquel Welch, Shirley Bassey, Petula Clark and John Denver.

The series was exported to the US where it proved equally as popular.