“Tommy James and The Shondells – Mony Mony”

Mony Mony” is a 1968 single by American pop rock band Tommy James and the Shondells,which reached No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart and No. 3 in the U.S. Written by Bobby Bloom, Ritchie Cordell, Bo Gentry and Tommy James, the song has appeared in various film and television works such as the Oliver Stone drama Heaven & Earth. It was also covered by English singer-songwriter Billy Idol in 1981. Idol’s version, which took in more of a rock sound, became an international top 40 hit and additionally revived public interest in the original garage rock single. In 1986 it was covered by Amazulu, who gave it a skarendition.

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4 thoughts on ““Tommy James and The Shondells – Mony Mony”

  1. Yes! The Shondells are so good! 🎶 ✨
    I heard on the radio “Going Down for the Last Time” (I couldn’t see the title) by Head East. I loved it and this was bringing back memories. . .
    I had to come home and look up how old it was and wonder why this group never got famous and now, considered “one hit wonder band.” Written in 1975.

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