Music

Meet the next three generations of Tom Jones fans

Simon McCarthy
Updated April 2 2024 - 6:19pm, first published 4:17pm
Brad, Archie and Connie Snedden have grown up listening to the dulcet tones of Tom Jones and on Tuesday night were in the crowd to see the satin-voiced singer almost 40 years after Connie's first Jones concert with her mother, grandmother and then-teenager son, Brad. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
Brad, Archie and Connie Snedden have grown up listening to the dulcet tones of Tom Jones and on Tuesday night were in the crowd to see the satin-voiced singer almost 40 years after Connie's first Jones concert with her mother, grandmother and then-teenager son, Brad. Picture by Jonathan Carroll

Connie Snedden's musical taste is close to impeccable. Her collection of vinyl LPs and CDs began when her mother gifted her a turntable when she was young. It's now filled with the artists of the last century whose titles rightly included the word "entertainer".

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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