Most people know the words. Everyone’s heard it being sung, or have even sung it themselves. Eleri Sion looks at the enduring popularity of the song ‘Delilah’ since it first hit the charts 50 years ago. Eleri Sion looks at the enduring popularity of the song ‘Delilah’ since it first hit the charts 50 years ago. Eleri considers the impact the song has made on popular culture, particularly on Welsh rugby fans. She also examines the darker side of a song whose subject is murder. The programme features different versions of the song, interviews with music experts, rugby fans, and the thoughts of Sir Tom Jones himself.
Presenter – Eleri Sion
‘Why Why Why Delilah?’ is a Pithead Production for BBC Radio Wales
Eleri Sion celebrates the 50th birthday of Tom Jones\u2019 classic hit song \u2018Delilah\u2019