What does 86753o9 mean?

What does 86753o9 mean?

Get in my car after class and the guy on the radio suggests some numbers for Power Ball… “8675309….” Some simply call it 867-5309, some call it Jenny (867-5309), and others call it 867-5309 (Jenny).

What happens if you dial 867-5309?

Thanks to the popularity of the song, phone carriers saw a huge spike in calls to numbers ending in 867-5309 – both local as well as Toll-Free Numbers. Although “867-5309″ is no longer the highest charting phone number in music history, 867-5309 and Jenny will always hold in special place in telecom history.

Who Wrote 867-5309?

Jim Keller
Alex Call
867-5309 / Jenny/Composers
“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.

Who sang 867-5309?

Tommy Tutone
867-5309 / Jenny/Artists

When did Jenny Jenny come out?

867-5309 / Jenny/Released

How much did the phone number 867 5309 sell for?

For a mere $2,025, you can own the most famous musical phone number in the world. The number (201) 867-5309, featured in the hit 1981 Tommy Tutone song “867-5309/Jenny,” is being sold on e-Bay by a New Jersey DJ who bought the number in 2004.

Is 8675309 a valid number?

8675309 is a prime number, meaning it can’t be divided by any other number. A guy in New York tried to sell his 212-867-5309 number on eBay. “867-5309” grosses more royalties today than it did when the song was climbing the charts in 1982.

What is Tommy Tutone doing now?

We thought it would be interesting to catch up with Tommy Heath, the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of Tommy Tutone. Heath, 72, now lives in Portland, Oregon, and works part-time as a computer programmer and musician.

Who sings I wanna ruin friendship?

Studio Killers

Who can I turn to in Jenny by Tommy Tutone?

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.

What’s the phone number on Tommy Tutone’s wall?

867-5309 is Jenny’s number, and it is written on the wall for everyone to see. Naturally, desperate males pray that Jenny will pick up the phone just for them.

Why is the phone number 867-5309 called Jenny?

General Comment I read that it was partly because of this song that movies and TV had to start using numbers that began with “555” instead of actual ones. Too many areas had tons of people calling the actual number (their area code) 867-5309 and asking for “Jenny”, which is really stupid but it was done.

Who was the original drummer for Tommy Tutone?

In fact, my research indicates that the original drummer of Tommy TuTone was a guy by the name of Mickey Shine, and that he also played drums on My Aim Is True, Elvis Costello‘s first album. So that part of Dan’s story synchs up nicely.