|"Three Times in Love"|
|Single by Tommy James|
|from the album Three Times in Love|
|B-side||"I Just Wanna Play the Music"|
|Length||4:09 (single version)|
4:29 (album version)
|Label||Millennium Records 11785|
|Songwriter(s)||Tommy James, Ron Serota|
|Tommy James singles chronology|
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