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“Crimson and Clover – Tommy James & The Shondells”

18 Apr

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“Crimson and Clover”is a 1968 song by American rock band Tommy James and the Shondells.  Written by the duo of Tommy James and drummer Peter Lucia Jr., it was intended as a change in direction of the group’s sound and composition.

“Crimson and Clover” was released in late 1968 as a rough mix after a radio station leaked it. It spent 16 weeks on the U.S. charts, reaching number one in the United States and other countries. The single has sold 5 million copies, making it

Tommy James and the Shondells’

best-selling song.[2] It has been covered by many artists such as Joan Jett and Prince.

en. m.Wikipedia.org

 

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