Produced by Chuck Plotkin & Geoff Workman. Album Tommy Tutone 2. 867-5309/Jenny Lyrics. Jenny, Jenny, who can I turn to? You give me somethin' I can hold on to I know you think I'm like the others before Who saw your name and number on the wall. Jenny, I got your number I need to make you mine Jenny, don't change your number. 867-5309 867-5309 867-5309 867-5309.
867-5309/Jenny" is a 1981 song written by Alex Call and Jim Keller and performed by Tommy Tutone that was released on the album Tommy Tutone 2, on the Columbia Records label. It peaked at on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and on the Billboard Top Tracks chart in May 1982 (see 1982 in music). The song caused a fad of people dialing 867-5309 and asking for "Jenny".
Album: Tommy Tutone 2 (1982). Charted: 4. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. For years, Tommy Tutone has used a story that there was a Jenny and she ran a recording studio. They have also said it was inspired by a real girl who band member Tommy Heath met in a nightclub and 867-5309 was the phone number of her parents. None of this is true, but it got them a lot more media attention, since it made a better story. This song had a profound effect on anyone who happened to have that phone number, as well as many girls named Jenny.
Tommy Tutone is a power pop band, best known for its 1981 hit "867-5309/Jenny", which peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. Although it is usually referred to as a San Francisco band, it was actually based in Willits, California, at the time that "Jenny" was released. 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
867-5309/Jenny is a budget-line disc featuring ten tracks by the '80s new wave band Tommy Tutone. Originally recorded for Columbia Records, these catchy tunes include the singles "Baby It's Alright," "Girl in the Back Seat," "Bernadiah," and their biggest chart-topper from 1981, "867-5309/Jenny. The absence of "Angel Say No," the group's only other chart entry, mars this already skimpy compilation, making it ultimately unsatisfactory.
|5||Baby It's Alright|
|6||Which Man Are You|
|7||No Way To Cry|
|8||Girl In The Back Seat|
|9||Am I Supposed To Lie|