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Singer pulls huge crowd for the charity session

Tom Jones
Tom Jones pulled a huge crowd when he busked in front of the Royal Festival Hall in London today (November 19).

Sporting shades, a blue coat and a pair of black flares the singer performed a mix of rock 'n' roll songs and his own tracks flanked by an acoustic guitarist throughout.

Jones, whose set was being filmed for BBC2's 'Culture Show', arrived on time at 3pm (GMT) flanked by security guards and made his way through the gathered crowd towards the microphone stand.

Watch footage of the gig by clicking on the link below.

Before launching into his first track, 'High Heel Sneakers', Jones explained: "We're going to do some '50s rock 'n' roll songs and a couple of my own just to get the flavour. This is an acoustic afternoon - and I hope we make a lot of money for Cancer Research."

Throughout the show buckets were passed round to collect money for the charity.

The singer worked the crowd for the whole set which saw the gathered people singing and clapping along - especially to his hit single 'It's Not Unusual', which ignited an impromptu backing chorus from the gathered ladies, making Jones laugh.

After a short break, in which the singer paused for photos, Jones repeated a few tracks for the TV cameras and concluded on his second version of Jerry Lee Lewis' hit 'Great Balls Of Fire' - which saw one excited spectator climb up a nearby tree and dance along in its branches.

When the song finished Jones thanked the crowd before revealing they had given over £460 to the Cancer Research Charity.

Tom Jones played:

'High Heel Sneakers'
'Money Honey'
'Green Green Grass of Home'
'Whole Lotta Shaking Going On'
'If He Should Ever Leave You'
'Great Balls Of Fire'
'It's Not Unusual'
'Money Honey'
'If He Should Ever Leave You'
'It's Not Unusual'
'Great Balls Of Fire'

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