‘All wet, yeah you might need a raincoat’, sings Sir Tom, Jones in Burning Down The House, his duet with The Cardigans These words turned out to be quite prophetic, as the heavens opened over Chester Racecourse last night for the pop legend’s highly anticipated gig at The Roodee. Three weeks after the originally scheduled date, Sir Tom – fully recovered from his recent illness – gave a rousing performance to more than 12,000 fans after doctors gave him the all clear to perform after he suffered from a bacterial infection. The thundery showers didn’t put a dampener on the audience who also enjoyed music from support acts Jerry Williams and Into The Ark before Sir Tom arrived on stage at sunset for the final show of his tour. He belted out some of his most popular songs from the last five decades, including Delilah, Mama Told Me Not to Come and Sex Bomb, as well as some more recent material from his latest album. His performance was a hit with fans, many of whom described Sir Tom and his band as ‘amazing’. Fans Sheila, Sue and Karen Callaghan told The Chronicle: “We knew he would bring a storm when… Read full this story
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