Welcome to Wales. Croeso y Cymru.

Now for something to enjoy on Saturday night.. or those in the Southern Hemisphere with your breakfast on Sunday morning.. The wonderful talent that Wales has shared with the world including Tom Jones. Mary Hopkin, Stereophonics, Duffy and Dave Edmunds.. thanks to David Prosser for his weekly walk down memory lane.


Wales is known as The Land of Song. This is chiefly because we have more Male Voice Choirs per square inch than any other place on earth. Most of these came from the coal miners of the South Wales Valleys though it seems that while most collieries had their own choir it soon seemed that every small village soon had one too. Don’t panic though, this post won’t be about the Male voice choirs though I confess I’m moore than partial to a good rendition of Mae Hen wlad fy nhaddau, our National Anthem which translates as Land of my Fathers, as long as there’s a box of tissues close by. Instead I’m going to focus on some of the chart acts who originated here, No-one will be surprised I’m sure if I start off with Sir Thomas John Woodward, Born 1940 in Pontypridd. Known to us all as Tom…

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16 thoughts on “Welcome to Wales. Croeso y Cymru.

  1. Wonderful share Sal. David always has such fun and informative posts. I just got culture shock. All these years I thought Engelbert Humperdink was from Wales. What rock was I living under before realizing he’s Indian! 🙂 ❤ xx

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