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"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 ska rendition.

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  • Mony Mony ist ein Lied von Tommy James & the Shondells aus dem Jahr 1968, das von Tommy James, Bo Gentry, Ritchie Cordell und Bobby Bloom geschrieben wurde. Es erschien als Single sowie auf dem gleichnamigen Album.
  • Mony Mony est une chanson du groupe Tommy James and the Shondells. Sortie en single en 1968, elle se classe en tête de l'UK Singles Chart. Elle a notamment été reprise par Billy Idol dans les années 1980, en studio et en direct. Cette dernière version a atteint le sommet du Billboard Hot 100 en 1987. Avec ses 5 000 copies vendues, cette reprise a reçu une certification d'or par la CRIA le 23 novembre 1987.
  • Mony Mony è un singolo di Tommy James and the Shondells del 1968. Scritta da , , e , la canzone ha raggiunto la prima posizione nella UK Singles Chart e la terza negli Stati Uniti. Tra le cover di maggiore successo, ci sono quella di Billy Idol nel 1981 e degli Status Quo nel 2000.
  • "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 ska rendition.
  • Mony Mony is een lied geschreven door Tommy James, , Ritchie Cordell en Bobby Bloom. De grootste inbreng was daarbij van Tommy James, die het grootste deel van het lied al af had, maar nog geen titel wist. Die kwam alsnog door een ingeving. Staand op het terras van James’ appartement hadden James en Cordell uitzicht op de MONY-toren op Broadway 1740. (MONY staat daarbij voor Mutual of New York). Alternatieve werktitels Sloopy, Bony Maroney en Hotel Taft haalden het dus niet. Tommy James bracht het eerst zelf uit, in 1980 volgde de Nederlandse Dizzy Man's Band en in 1981 en 1987 kwam Billy Idol met zijn studio- en live-versies. Andere noemenswaardige artiesten die het opnamen waren The Mohawks, Status Quo en de Beach Boys. Het was ook een van de nummers die onder handen is genomen door "Wei
  • Mony Mony är en låt lanserad som singel 1968 av popgruppen Tommy James & the Shondells. Låten kom att bli en av gruppens största hitsinglar, och i Storbritannien blev den deras enda stora hitsingel med en förstaplacering på singellistan. Tommy James lär ha inspirerats att döpa låten efter att ha tittat upp mot skyskrapan Mutual of New York Building vid adressen 1740 Broadway på Manhattan. Där fanns en röd neonskylt med texten "MONY" under många år uppsatt.
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