Tom Jones & Chuck Berry Carry out Collectively, Singing “Roll Over Beethoven” & “Memphis” (1974)


One other chapter from the Annals of Unlikely Performances…

Final week, we highlighted Chuck Berry performing with the Bee Gees on a 1973 episode of the Midnight Particular. It’s a pairing that doesn’t work on paper. However, on stage, it’s magic. The identical goes for when Berry sang with Tom Jones on a 1974 episode of the identical present. It’s magic as soon as once more.

When you’re a veteran OC reader, you realize that Jones might sing with anybody. On his selection present, This Is Tom Jones, he shared the stage with Janis Joplin, to not point out Crosby, Stills, Nash & Younger, and Stevie Marvel. It labored. Simply watch the expression on Janis and Crosby’s face.

Now 83, Tom Jones and his voice are nonetheless going robust. Under, you’ll be able to watch him sing “Samson And Delilah” in 2021.

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