Tom Jones Releases Video For 'Elvis Presley Blues'

(The Blues) Tom Jones has released a video for Elvis Presley Blues, his near-solo tribute to his old friend. The promo features the Welshman alone in a room, watching old movie clips of The King, as he delivers a powerful vocal rendition of Gillian Welch track, backed only by a lap-slide drone.

Jones tells NPR: "To me the song is a celebration of Elvis, a celebration of his life. I wanted to show that. I wanted to let people know how much I felt about Elvis - that he did change music.

"I thought, 'If we can capture that it would be a hell of a tribute.'" Jones played London's O2 last night with Van Morrison as part of this year's Prudential Bluesfest. Watch the video here.

The Blues Magazine is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright The Blues Magazine - Excerpted here with permission.

Tom Jones Music, DVDs, Books and more

Tom Jones T-shirts and Posters

More Tom Jones News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article

Related Stories

Tom Jones Delivers 'Talking Reality Television Blues'