Tommy James and the Shondells are ready to turn back the clock, with their record-breaking music from the height of the 1960s. It’s been over 50 years since the release of the 1966 debut Hanky Panky, but the band continues to impress audiences across the nation with its expansive catalog of upbeat classics like Crystal Blue Persuasion, Crimson and Clover, Hanky Panky, Draggin’ the Line, Mony Mony, and I Think We’re Alone Now.
Tommy James’ music has earned 23 gold records, 9 platinum albums, over 100 million records sold worldwide, and 32 Billboard Hot 100 Chart Hits. Many artists around the world have covered his songs including Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Billy Idol, Kelly Clarkson, Rem, Dolly Parton, Carlos Santana, Cher, Tom Jones and even The Boston Pops.
Tommy’s music can be heard in 55 films, 39 TV shows, and numerous commercials to date. BMI lauded Tommy for his success with the presentation of five “Million Air” Awards for his music being played more than 22 million times on air. Tommy’s critically acclaimed autobiography Me, The Mob and The Music is on Rolling Stone’s Top 25 Best Music Memoirs list and is now in production to become a major motion picture.
You can hear Tommy every Sunday evening on his own show on Sirius/XM radio – Gettin’ Together with Tommy James from 5-8 PM.