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Hear Tom Jones Cover Howlin' Wolf's "Evil" With Help From Jack White

Hear Tom Jones Cover Howlin' Wolf's "Evil" With Help From Jack White

On March 5, your grandma's favorite singer, Tom Jones, will be issuing a single on Jack White's Third Man Records, for its Blue Series. The a-side to Jones' single is a cover of Howlin' Wolf's "Evil," and it just hit the net via BBC Radio. You can hear it below: It seems like neither White nor Jones won the sonic fight, because this is a good middle ground between White's retro leanings, and Jones' Vegas populism. The real highlight is the muscular backing musical work of Greenhornes/Raconteurs dudes Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler, and when Jones breaks it down near the end of the track too. Dude still has charisma for a 71-year-old. 

Update: It looks like the Soundcloud link has been killed. Listen over here at the Tom Jones fan site. 

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