Tommy James and the Shondells


Did You Know: “Mony Mony” By Tommy James & the Shondells

Our ‘Tickets @ 2’ song of the day is “Mony Mony” by Tommy James & the Shondells.


Tommy James and the Shondells - "Crimson and Clover" (Roulette, 1968)

Number 1 With A Bullet: Tommy James And The Shondells’ “Crimson And Clover”

From their debut in June 1966 with “Hanky Panky” to their worst-charting single in November 1968 (“Do Something to Me”), [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tommy James and the Shondells[/lastfm] had always relied on their leader’s collaboration with songwriters […]


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Did You Know “Crimson And Clover” By Tommy James & The Shondells

‘Tickets @ 2’ features a # 1 hit by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tommy James & The Shondells[/lastfm], “Crimson And Clover.” Tommy James constructed this slice of psychedelia from his favorite color and his favorite flower. He said: […]


Did You Know: “Crystal Blue Persuasion” By Tommy James & The Shondells

It’s “Crystal Blue Persuasion” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tommy James & The Shondells[/lastfm] on ‘Tickets @ 2’ today. In an interview Tommy explained, “‘Crystal Blue’ was interesting. First of all, I was becoming a Christian at that […]


The Top Ten Hits — THIS WEEK in 1967

Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman met in 1962 when they were both in their early high school years.  Their friendship became life-long.   They formed “The Turtles” and became one of the biggest rock bands in […]