Tommy James and The Shondells
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1967 - Roulette Records

"I Think We're Alone Now" was the 4'th smash hit single in a row for Tommy James & The Shondells, and marked a major evolutionary step in both the sound and style of the group. It also began a long-term relationship between Tommy, producers Bo Gentry and Ritchie Cordell and musical arranger Jimmy Wisner. Over the next 2 years this team would crank out no fewer than 7 gold singles and 3 gold albums. The first of which was the classic: "I THINK WE'RE ALONE NOW" LP.

Released in February of '67, it was highly acclaimed by industry vets who, up until then, hadn't paid much attention to the band. It boasted three monster hits from the group "I Think We're Alone Now", "Mirage", and "I Like The Way" plus a slew of great album cuts all of which received much radio airplay. As if that weren't enough, R & B artist Verdelle Smith gave Tommy his first cover recording credit with her version of "(Baby, Baby) I Can't Take It No More", released on Capitol Records.

Hits, hooks, staccato eighth notes and galloping guitars - this was the album that said it loud and clear: Tommy James and the Shondells were here to stay!!

Guitars: Tommy James, Eddie Gray, Al Giaggone
Keyboards: Ron Rosman, Artie Butler
Bass: Mike Vale, Joe Macco
Harp: Abe Cardwell
Baritone Sax: Artie Kaplan
Drums & Percussion: Peter Lucia, Bobby Gregg
Produced by: Bo Gentry & Ritchie Cordell
Arranged by: Jimmy "Wiz" Wisner
Engineer: Bruce Staple

Recorded at Allegro Sound Studios
1650 Broadway, NYC