Green, Green Grass Of Home – Tom Jones (1966)

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An individual, limited edition, example of vinyl art made from a genuine, original, 45rpm, 7” single featuring the  single, Green, Green Grass of Home by Welsh singer, Tom Jones. The record was released in 1966, on the Decca record label and has been reworked into the Welsh dragon.

Presented in a satin black box frame
Limited Edition of 100, signed and numbered by myself, the artist

Title: Green, Green, Grass Of Home
Media Artist/s: Tom Jones
Record Label: Decca
Medium: Mixed media, hand cut from an original 7″ vinyl single
Era: 1960s
Genre: Pop

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Tom Jones – The Artist

Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE (born 7 June 1940), known professionally as Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. His career has spanned six decades, from his emergence as a vocalist in the mid-1960s with a string of top hits. Jones’s powerful voice has been described as a “full-throated, robust baritone” and his performing range has included pop, R&B, show tunes, country, dance, soul and gospel.
Jones has sold over 100 million records with, including “It’s Not Unusual”, “What’s New Pussycat”, “Delilah”, “Green, Green Grass of Home“, “She’s a Lady”, “Kiss”, and “Sex Bomb”.

Green, Green Grass Of Home – The Song

Green, Green Grass Of Home, was written by Claude “Curly” Putman, Jr. and first recorded by singer Johnny Darrell. It is a country song originally made popular by Porter Wagoner in 1965, That same year, it was sung by Bobby Bare and by Jerry Lee Lewis. Tom Jones learned the song from Lewis’ version, and in 1966, he had a worldwide No. 1 hit with it. The song is about a man who recollects fondly about his childhood while waking up on the day of his execution on death row in prison.

The Welsh Dragon – The Shape

The Welsh Dragon appears on the national flag of Wales. Dating back to AD 829 the red dragon is often seen as symbolising all things Welsh, and is used by many public and private institutions. 

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Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm

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