Thunderballing! Posted by Mr. Moderator Mar 262012 Courtesy of Townsman chergeuvarra, I believe this video amply displays Tom Jones‘ patented approach to singing anything, a technique described by Townsman alexmagic as thunderballing. Who’s Captain now, Mike Love? 7 Responses to “Thunderballing!” cdm says: 03/26/2012 at 1:29 pm Well, that was a bit of a shock. Was he really wearing a marble bag or was that just some of the underwear that got tossed on stage? 0 High Five alexmagic says: 03/26/2012 at 2:56 pm No Mandom tag for this? Right before he dives off the ship into his waiting boat, he hands off the mic and says “Hold this for me, will ya, love?” I bet that’s Tom Jones’ pick-up line. And I bet it works every single time. 0 High Five Mr. Moderator says: 03/26/2012 at 4:54 pm So it is written (and so 57 meetings have passed), so let it be done! 0 High Five ladymisskirroyale says: 03/26/2012 at 8:50 pm He looks a little like Mike Brady. 0 High Five tonyola says: 03/27/2012 at 12:20 am I thought I didn’t have any Tom Jones in my music collection, but then I remembered – I have the long version of Prince’s “Kiss” that Tom did with Art of Noise in 1988. Now I expect shock and horror over this, but I prefer the Tom/AON version over the original, which to me is spoiled by Prince’s high-camp falsetto (he’s no Smokey or Curtis, that’s for sure). Jones carries the song pretty well in his own inimitable style, and I like the fun dancey/dreamy AON backing. 0 High Five RaoulG says: 03/27/2012 at 6:03 pm TJ needs to be Thunderballing to counteract the totally emasculated backing track. aloha LD 0 High Five Bobby Bittman says: 03/28/2012 at 11:49 am Man, this clip has been getting around in the past few weeks. 0 High Five Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.