Tommy James and The Shondells
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2006 - AURA Records

This month's featured album...Hold The Fire...showcases the breadth of Tommy's musical abilities.

There are exciting new originals, filled with memorable TJ melodies and hooks...including "Angels and Strangers," "Isn't That Guy," "It Keeps On Goin'"and the title a retro-rock 'n' roll medley "Lupe and Joe" and a gospel reworking of his classic hit "Sweet Cherry Wine." He even ventures into smooth jazz land with the enchanting "Amy."

All in all...Hold The Fire is an exciting addition to Tommy's legendary catalog: one you'll definitely want for your collection.

Guitars: Tommy James, Glenn M. Taylor, John Golden,
 Julio Ferandez, Keith Mack, Ray Longchamp

Bass: Glenn M. Taylor, Gregg D. Hollister,
 David Santos, Greg Eckelman, Peter Sconce

Keyboards / Synthesizers: Jimmy Wisner, Glenn M. Taylor,
 Bobby Guy, Ed Alstrom, Chuck Kentis, Benjy King

Sax: Jeff Levine

Drums & Percussion: Dennis Diken, George Recile,
 Mike Chambers, Terry Wetmore, Bob Cianci

Background Vocalist: La Juan Carter, Jonnie Coleman,
 Nancy Colletti, Gregg D. Hollister, Robert Pollack,
  John Golden, Benjy King,and 'The Kootz'

Produced and Arranged by: Tommy James & Jimmy 'Wiz' Wisner
Co-Producer: 'Sweet Cherry Wine' - Glenn M. Taylor
Co-Producer: 'Angels and Strangers' - Benjy King

Recorded and Mixed at:
Taylor Made Studios, Caldwell, NJ - Engineer: Glenn M. Taylor
The Hit Factory, NYC - Engineer: Glen Marchese
Quad Recording Studios, NYC - Engineer: Rick Slater
Cove City/Second City Sounds Studios
 Glen Cove, Long Island, NY
- Engineer: Clay Hutchinson

Mastered at:
Sterling Sound Studios, NYC - Engineer: George Marino

Album Design: Mukbil Aktan
Production Assistant: Martin Fitzpatrick
Photography: Mitch Young, Martin Fitzpatrick, Waring Abbott, Cynthia Jackson
Publicity and Public Relations: Carol Kaye - Kayos Productions, Inc. NYC
Touring and Concert Representation: Paradise Artists - NYC and Ojai, CA