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The Shondells

The Shondells has been played on NTS in shows including God's Waiting Room w/ David Holmes, featured first on 21 September 2020. Songs played include My Love.

The band initially formed in 1959 as Tom and the Tornadoes, with the then only 12-year-old Tommy James as lead singer. In 1963, he re-named the band The Shondells after one of James' idols, guitarist Troy Shondell. The same year, they recorded the Jeff Barry/Ellie Greenwich song, "Hanky Panky" (originally a B-side by The Raindrops) [1]. James' version sold respectably in Michigan, Indiana and Illinois, but the record label, Snap Records, had no national distribution. The single failed…

My Love
The Shondells
King Records1962
My Love
The ShondellsKing Records1962