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Tommy Tutone

Tommy Tutone is a rock band from San Francisco, California, best known for its 1982 hit "867-5309/Jenny", which peaked at #4 on the Billboard pop charts. The song became so popular that people in the United States to this day dial this telephone number and ask for "Jenny" as a prank. Although they are frequently remembered as a "one-hit wonder", they actually had another top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Angel Say No" in 1980, predating "Jenny" by a couple of years.

A common misconception is that Tommy Tutone is the name of the lead singer; it is the name of the band. The lead singer's name is Tommy Heath. The name of the band developed from the original name "Tommy and the Tu-tones" to merely Tommy Tutone.

Tommy Heath and Jim Keller founded the band in the late 1970s, with Heath acting as the lead vocalist, also playing keyboards; Keller playing lead guitar and supporting vocals. Bassist Jon Lyons was later replaced by Greg Sutton and drummer Victor Carberry with Jerry Angel. Steve LeGassick? joined later, playing keyboa...

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