Tommy James Talks Music Memories, Miracles, Detours, and Upcoming Biopic, Plus Television Flashbacks with Laurie Jacobson – Episode 503

Tommy James joins Nancy to discuss his journey with Tommy James and The Shondells and beyond including early Pittsburgh success with “Hanky Panky,” gold singles and platinum albums, hits like “Crystal Blue Persuasion”, “Crimson & Clover,” “Mony Mony,” and “Sweet Cherry Wine,” his autobiography Me, The Mob, and The Music and an upcoming biopic of the same name that chronicles his extraordinary story (1:30).  

Plus, Nancy talks with Hollywood historian and author Laurie Jacobson about television memories, favorite programs and child stars from the 50s, 60s and 70s, and her new book TV Dinners: 40 Kid Stars Dish Up Favorite Recipes with a Side of Memories (32:00).

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Check out more Tommy James music including his latest album Alive.

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Find out more about segment sponsor the Finding Brave podcast (1:11, 31:46).

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