WATCH: New Shrewsbury signing's initiation song viewed 300,000 times in 36 hours

By Lewis Cox | Shrewsbury Town FC | Published:

New Shrewsbury signing Sam Jones hit the right note as the midfielder attracted viral attention with his stunning Bob Marley performance.

New Town midfielder Sam Jones' sang 'Is This Love' as his initiation song

Footage of the 26-year-old's initiation song was shared by team-mates as Town stayed the night near Charlton on Friday ahead of yesterday's fine 2-0 win.

WATCH Sam 'Bob Marley' Jones in action:

As has been the routine since Hurst's arrival, new signings perform initiation songs to help bed them in with the group.

And Jones, a last-gasp signing from Grimsby on deadline day, showed he has stunning musical talent.

His rendition of reggae legend Marley's 'Is This Love' would not be out of place on prime-time Saturday night television and earned him a standing ovation from his new team-mates.

Omar Beckles' posted footage of the cameo on Friday night and in less than two days the defender's video has been viewed more than 320,000 times on Twitter alone.

Jones has only made a small cameo so far in Shrewsbury colours, appearing from the bench in the dying moments of the recent win at Bristol Rovers.

Lewis Cox

By Lewis Cox
Trainee Multi-Media Sports Journalist - @lewiscox_star

Sports reporter with the Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Covering Shrewsbury Town and with a keen eye for non-league and grassroots.


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