|Tommy Tutone 2|
|Studio album by|
|Released||September 23, 1981|
|Tommy Tutone chronology|
Tommy Tutone 2 is the second album by rock band Tommy Tutone, released in 1981. It features its biggest hit, "867-5309/Jenny". The first two albums by the band were re-released by the Collectable label as a two-albums-on-one-CD release in 1997. John Cowsill of the Cowsills appears on backing vocals and plays percussion on the album.
In October 2006, VH1 listed "867-5309/Jenny" as the 36th-greatest song of the 1980s.
|'U.S.' Billboard 200||20|
|Year End Chart (1982)||Peak|
|U.S. Billboard 200||88|
|867-5309 (Jenny)||Canada (RPM)||2|
|Official New Zealand Music Chart||32|
|U.S.Billboard Hot 100||4|
|U.S. BillboardMainstream Rock Chart||1|
|Which Man Are You?||U.S.Billboard Hot 100||101|
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