CHART ENTRY ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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"Crimson and Clover" entered the U.S. charts on December 14, where
it stayed for 16 weeks on Billboard Hot 100 and 15 weeks on Cash Box
Top 100
. Following a performance of the song on The Ed Sullivan Show
on January 26, it became number one on February 1, 1969, a position
held for one week on Cash Box Top 100 and two weeks on both Billboard
Hot 100
.

The single has sold 5 million copies, making it Tommy James and the
Shondells’ best selling song. In 2006, Pitchfork Media named it the 57th
best song of the 1960s.


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Tommy James and the Shondells on the Ed Sullivan
Show in 1969.

 

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Tommy James (born Thomas Gregory Jackson) turned 69 in April.

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