Tommy James & The Shondells – Mony Mony (1968)

Tommy James and the Shondells are an American Rock / Pop group, were big in the swinging 60′s. They had 5 Top 10 hits in the US. Mony Mony being the bands only hit here in the UK, making it all the way to number 1. It has been since covered by many other artists, i guess you would most likely know the version by Billy Idol (1981).

Here she come now, say “Mony, Mony”
Well, shoot ‘em down, turn around, come home, yeah
Hey, she gives me love and I feel alright now
Everybody! You got me tossin’, turnin’ in the middle of the night
And I feel alright

I say yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah)

Well, you make me feel (Mony, Mony)
So (Mony, Mony)
Good (Mony, Mony)
Yeah (Mony, Mony)
So good (Mony, Mony)
All right (Mony, Mony)
Come on (Mony, Mony)
All right, baby (Mony, Mony)

I say yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah)
Come on

Break this, shake this, Mony, Mony
Shotgun, get it done, come on, Mony
Don’t stop cookin’, it feels so good, yeah
Hey, well don’t stop now, hey, come on, Mony
Well, come on, Mony

Yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah)

Well, you make me feel (Mony, Mony)
So (Mony, Mony)
Good (Mony, Mony)
Yeah (Mony, Mony)
All right (Mony, Mony)
Come on (Mony, Mony)
So good (Mony, Mony)
All right (Mony, Mony)

I say yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah)
Oh!

(Ooh, I love you, Mony, moan, moan, Mony) So good
(Ooh, I love you, Mony, moan, moan, Mony) So good
(Ooh, I love you, Mony, moan, moan, Mony) All right
(Ooh, I love you, Mony, moan, moan, Mony) Yeah Mony, Mony

Yeah (yeah), everybody (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah (yeah), yeah

Come on (Mony, Mony)
Come on (Mony, Mony)
Come on (Mony, Mony)
Everybody (Mony, Mony)
All right (Mony, Mony)
All right (Mony, Mony)
Come on (Mony, Mony)

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Bonus video below is a live version of Billy Idol taken from 1987 Enjoy!