JAMES - TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS
Between 1966 and 1969,
Tommy enjoyed 14 Top 40 hits. From 1968-70, when artists like Jagger, Fogerty,
and Morrison were in their heyday, Tommy James & the Shondells sold more
singles than any other pop act in the world, many of them written, co-written,
or selected by James. Most memorable were hits like "Hanky Panky," "I Think
We're Alone Now," "Mony Mony," "Crimson and Clover," "Sweet Cherry
Wine," "Crystal Blue Persuasion," "Tighter and Tighter," "Draggin' the Line,"
and "Three Times in Love." Tommy James has sold over 100 million records, has
been awarded 23 gold singles, and 9 gold or platinum albums. Simon &
Schuster has published his autobiography, "Me, The Mob & The Music."
A Broadway production of Tommy's autobiography will
be staged in 2011, and a major motion picture is in development, set to follow