Great 7″ singles
1 February 2023
Band: TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS
Who: Pop-rock group from Niles (Michigan), led
by Tommy James who’s still active at 75.
Song: CRIMSON & CLOVER
Written by James and drummer Peter Lucia Jr.
The combination of unknown meaning came to James as he was waking up,
comprising his favorite color – crimson – and his favorite flower – clover. There
is also a species of clover native to Europe called the crimson clover.
It topped the US Singles Chart on this day in 1969.
TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLES: Bio – Discography