Hanky Panky (Tommy James and the Shondells album)

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Hanky Panky
Studio album by Tommy James and the Shondells
Released 1966
Genre Pop rock
Length 39:45
Label Roulette Records 25336
Producer Bob Mack
Tommy James and the Shondells chronology
Hanky Panky
It's Only Love
Singles from Hanky Panky
  1. "Hanky Panky"
    Released: 1966
  2. "Say I Am (What I Am)"
    Released: 1966
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Hanky Panky is the debut album of Tommy James and the Shondells and was released in 1966. It reached #46 on the Billboard 200.[2] The album had two singles that charted. "Hanky Panky" reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100[3] and "Say I Am (What I Am)" reached #21.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer Length
1. "Hanky Panky"   Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich 2:59
2. "I'll Go Crazy"   James Brown 2:18
3. "I'm So Proud"   Curtis Mayfield 3:31
4. "The Lover"   George Magura, Mike Vale 2:05
5. "Love Makes the World Go Round"   Deon Jackson 2:25
6. "Good Lovin'"   Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick 2:20
7. "Say I Am (What I Am)"   Barbara Tomsco, George Tomsco 2:37
8. "Cleo's Mood"   Junior Walker, William Kanter Woods 2:20
9. "Don't Throw Our Love Away"   Tommy James & the Shondells 2:40
10. "Shake a Tail Feather"   Otha Hayes, Verlie Rice, Andre Williams 2:37
11. "Soul Searchin' Baby"   Tommy James & the Shondells 2:35
12. "Lots of Pretty Girls"   Paul Leka, Paul Rush 2:13


  • Guitar: Joseph Kessler
  • Bass, Piano, Tenor Sax, Vibraphone: George Magura
  • Clarinet, Drums, Saxophone: Vincent Pietropaoli
  • Organ, Piano: Ron Rosman
  • Bass: Mike Vale
  • Producer: Bob Mack[5]



Year Chart Peak Position
1966 Billboard 200 46


Year Single Chart Position
1966 "Hanky Panky" Billboard Hot 100 1
R&B 39
UK Singles Chart 38
"Say I Am (What I Am)" Billboard Hot 100 21