Tommy James and the Shondells are an American pop rock / psychedelic rock band, formed in Niles, Michigan, in 1964. They had two No. 1 singles in the U.S. – “Hanky Panky” (July 1966, their only RIAA Certified Gold record) and “Crimson and Clover” (February 1969) – and also charted twelve other Top 40 hits, including five in the Hot 100’s top ten: “I Think We’re Alone Now”, “Mirage”, “Mony Mony”, “Sweet Cherry Wine”, and “Crystal Blue Persuasion”.
Also Known As
Tom & The Tornadoes The Shondells
Hog Heaven, The Crystal Blue Band
Rock pop rock psychedelic rock rock and roll
Niles, Michigan, U.S.
1964 (1964) present
Tommy James & the Shondells