Tommy James (born Thomas Jackson on April 29, 1947 in Dayton, Ohio) is an Americanpop-rock musician and singer. April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image:Dayton. ... Pop rock is a genre of music that combines elements of both pop and rock music. ...
James grew up in Niles, Michigan, which he still regards as his hometown. He founded and was the lead singer of the popular 1960s band Tommy James & the Shondells, best known for their 1968 hit "Crimson and Clover". After the breakup of The Shondells he had a moderately successful solo career, including the 1971 hit single "Draggin' The Line." Niles is a city located in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The 1960s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... Tommy James and the Shondells were a rock and roll group, initially formed in 1959 as The Shondells, with the then only 12 yr. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Crimson and Clover is a song by Tommy James and the Shondells, written by Tommy James and Peter Lucia. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ...
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