This week we have a very popular “country music track,"Green, Green Grass of Home" that was first recorded in 1965. However, the same song became a worldwide No. 1 hit one year later when Tom Jones sang it in 1966.
Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer who had emerged as one of the most popular vocalists from the mid-1960s. First few lines of this song suggest that it is a happy song by a person who has come home after a long time. However later lines reveal that it was all dream and the reality is that the person, on a death row, is going to be executed on that very day.
If you can not see the embedded video on your android devices, here is the link. http://youtu.be/u81CTfbc99c You can also copy and paste the link in your You Tube App. If that also does not work, search You tube, Tom Jones, Green, Green Grass of Home.
16th November 2014
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