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Jenny, Jenny (I got it, I got it ... I got your plumber on the wall)

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Double J, May 19, 2007.

  1. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    LINCOLN, R.I. - One-hit wonder Tommy Tutone made the phone number 867-5309 famous in the band’s 1982 hit single, which uses the digits over and over in its catchy refrain.

    Now, a Rhode Island company and a national firm are battling over the right to use the number, which doesn’t reach the “Jenny” that Tutone sings about, but could find callers a decent plumber.


    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18756150/?GT1=9951

    Tommy “Tutone” Heath told The Boston Globe that he’d prefer if neither company used the number.

    “It’s ridiculous,” said Heath. “If I wanted to get into it, I could probably take the number away from both of them.”

     
  2. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Call Jenny to get your pipes cleaned... oddly appropriate. ::) ;D
     
  3. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    For a good time call.....
     
  4. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Actually, he probably can't. The phone company owns the number. They give it to whoever they want. Tommy Tutone doesn't own the rights to a phone number. I'm not totally convinced he can own a phone.
     
  5. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Wonder if he could sue if a musical act starting calling themself "Tommy Ringtone."

    You gotta admit, it's way more contemporary. Surprised Tommy himself hasn't already thought of it.
     
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