When the Lady Melinda Rose Woodward passed away in april 2016, the lost artist Tom Jones (78) his wife through 59 years.
the Couple, who were girlfriends already as a 15-year-olds, married in 1957, and the same year came his son Mark (61) to the world.
When Woodward died at a hospital in Los Angeles, was her husband by her side to the last. In a new interview with the Mirror, courtesy of the Independent, tells the 78-year-old, however, he has struggled with guilt after his wife's passing.LONG MARRIAGE: Tom Jones and his wife Linda were married that 16-year-olds. Here, the couple is pictured in London in 1972. Photo: NTB Scanpix Show more - Should have insisted
Jones explains that one of her favourite songs was Bob dylan's "What Good Am I?". It was only after that he really listened to the lyrics in the song, that 78-year-old began to ponder if he could have done more to extend the life of his great love.Tom Jones about the loss of the love of his life: - I dream that she is still alive
- I started to analyze the text, and thought: "Jesus Christ ... Was I partially to blame?". I would have done something before? One does not have to drop the idea that: "What if I had forced her to go to the doctor? Maybe I should have insisted?". For she would not, " says Jones to the Mirror.
Lady Melinda Rose Woodward died after a short period of cancer, and when they first discovered the disease, it was already too late. Six years in advance gave Jones released a cover version of the Dylan song, and he explains that he since march 2016 have had difficulties to act with a song.
" I have feared the song. She loved it, " says Jones.THEN: Tom Jones and Lady Melinda Rose Woodward pictured together in the 70's. Photo: NTB Scanpix Show more - Still hard
A half years after Jones lost his wife, he told in an interview with the newspaper the Sunday People that the death still influenced him greatly. Among other things, explained to the artist that he had difficulty to realize the fact that his wife is gone.
- I can still hear her voice and see her at night. I dream that she is still alive. To wake up and realize that it is not the case, is incredibly hurt, " said Jones of the Sunday People, according to Contact Music.
the Artist further explained that it had been difficult to drive with the music the subsequent period after the wife's death.Nyqvists widow: - He did not understand that he was going to die
- It is still difficult. I didn't know if I would be able to stand in front of an audience and perform, especially when it came to the songs that she liked, he said.Gave ekteskapsråd
It was in June 2016 that Tom Jones made his first public appearance since the loss of his wife.
In addition to artistvirksomhet has 78-year-old had several iron in the fire the last few years. In these days, he is the current judge of the british "The Voice" - a position he had also in 2015, before he lost his job without notice.
the Same year he launched autobiography "Over the Top and Back".
When Jones visited the "skavlan talkshow" in 2010, he came with several ekteskapsråd to the Norwegian cohost.So is Tom Jones' frantic luksusbolig Dagbladet Plus