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Tommy Tutone

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Tommy Tutone is a rock band from San Francisco, California best known for its 1982 hit 867-5309/Jenny. The song became so popular that people in the United States would dial this number and ask for "Jenny" as a prank. A common misconception is that Tommy Tutone is the name of the lead singer. It isn't. The lead singer's name is Tommy Heath. The name of the band came about from changing the original name Tommy and the Tu-tones to just Tommy Tutone.

Chart positions

Year Single Chart Peak
1980 "Angel Say No" Pop Singles 38
1982 "867-5309/Jenny" Mainstream Rock 1 2
1982 "867-5309/Jenny" Pop Singles 4 17

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