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Grand Theater At Foxwoods Resort & Casino         Mashantucket, CT.                     September 24, 2016

Legendary Sir Tom Jones swooned a sold out crowd at Foxwoods Resort and Casino this past weekend.  Fans went crazy when he took the stage  looking dapper in his striped suit jacket and black dress pants.  His voice was strong, steady and very smooth for his two-hour spectacular performance.  His orchestra was very tight, flawless and never skipped a beat.

 

He played all the fan favorites “Sex Bomb”, “Delilah”, “What’s New PusseyCat”, “She’s A Lady”, “It’s Not Unusual” and “Mamma Told Me Not To Come” with a touch of jazz. The audience was singing every note right along with him. He could put many younger artists to shame with his stage swagger.

 

What most I liked about this show, was the way he engages the audience.  He still sends women of all ages into a tizzy.  You could hear echos of “I love you, Tom” throughout his performance.  There were two woman in the crowd before the show that was getting the crowd hyped up by flashing a large bra that they purchased with a special message for Sir Jones.

 

If Sir Jones comes into your area, I would highly recommend taking your special someone to see this show. Tickets were reasonably priced for seeing this icon.  You both would not be disappointed and would score some points with your special lady.

 

Photos By: Nancy Dagata

Setlist:

 1. Burning Hell  (John Lee Hooker Cover)

 2. Run On  (Traditional Cover)

 3. Hit Or Miss  (Odetta Cover)

 4. Mama Told Me Not To Come  (Randy Newman Cover)

 5. Didn't It Rain  (Traditional Cover)

 6. Sexbomb

 7. Tomorrow Night  (Horace Heidt & His Musical Knights                Cover) 

 8. Raise On Ruckus  (Traditional Cover)

 9. Take My Love (I Want To Give It All To You)  (Little Willie        John Cover)

10. Delilah

11. St. James Infirmary Blues  (Traditional Cover)

12. Soul Of A Man  (Blind Willie Johnson Cover)

13. Elvis Presley Blues  (Gillian Welch Cover)

14. Tower Of Song  (Leonard Cohen Cover)

15. Green, Green Grass Of Home  (Johnny Darrell Cover)

16. What's New Pussycat?

17. It's Not Unusual

18. You Can Leave Your Hat On  (Randy Newman Cover)

19. If I Only Knew

20. I Wish You Would  (Billy Boy Arnold Cover)

 

Encore:

21. Thunderball

22. Kiss  (Prince Cover

23. Strange Things Happening Every Day  (Sister Rosetta                 Tharpe Cover)

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