Along Came Jones (album)

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For the George Jones album, see And Along Came Jones.
Along Came Jones
Studio album by Tom Jones
Released May 1965
Recorded 1965
Genre Pop rock, blue-eyed soul
Label Decca Records
Producer Peter Sullivan
Tom Jones Decca Records chronology
- Along Came Jones
(1965)
A-tom-ic Jones
(1966)
Parrot Records edition (retitled)
Cover of It's Not Unusual (USA, Canada)

Along Came Jones is the 1965 debut album recorded by Tom Jones and included his massive hit single "It's Not Unusual". The album reached No 11. Some of the songs were covers and some were written especially for Jones like the Gordon Mills-penned "The Rose".

In July 1965 Parrot Records (USA, Canada) issued an abridged (12 track) version of the album, titled It's Not Unusual.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "I've Got a Heart" (Gordon Mills, Les Reed) 2:33
  2. "It Takes a Worried Man" (Trad. Arr. Gordon Mills) 2:40
  3. "Skye Boat Song" (Trad. Arr. Lee Lawson, Harold Boulton) 2:59
  4. "Once Upon a Time" (Gordon Mills) 2:07
  5. "Memphis, Tennessee" (Chuck Berry) 2:40
  6. "Whatcha' Gonna Do" (Chuck Willis) 3:07
  7. "I Need Your Loving" (Don Gardner, Bobby Robinson, Clarence Lewis, James McDougall) 2:38
  8. "It's Not Unusual" (Gordon Mills, Les Reed) 1:58
Side 2
  1. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Geoffrey Parsons, Jacques Prévert) 3:08
  2. "The Rose - Version 2" (Gordon Mills) 2:53
  3. "If You Need Me" (Wilson Pickett, Robert Bateman, Sonny Sanders) 2:38
  4. "Some Other Guy" (Gordon Mills) 2:31
  5. "Endlessly" (Brook Benton, Clyde Otis) 3:19
  6. "It's Just a Matter of Time" (Clyde Otis, Brook Benton, Belford Hendricks) 2:42
  7. "Spanish Harlem" (Jerry Leiber, Phil Spector) 3:18
  8. "When the World was Beautiful" (Paul Kaufman, Jerry Harris) 2:16

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Peter Sullivan
  • Musical Director: Les Reed
  • Engineer: Bill Price
  • Cover Photography: John Beale

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://bsnpubs.com/london/parrot/parrot.html Parrot Records discography

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