Troy Shondell Releases “This Time” in 1961

Troy Shondell

Troy Shondell, an American singer and songwriter, was born on May 14, 1939. He is perhaps best known for his single “This Time,” which was released on this day April 1st in 1961 and quickly garnered international acclaim. This song became an anthem for the pop music scene of the early 1960s, with its catchy melody and Shondell’s distinctive vocal style captivating audiences worldwide.

Shondell was a talented songwriter with a knack for creating memorable hooks and emotionally resonant lyrics. His song “This Time,” is a testament to his skill as a songwriter. The song resonated with listeners, climbing to number six on the Billboard Hot 100 and selling over one million copies. It remains a beloved classic of the pop music genre to this day.

Despite the success of “This Time,” Shondell’s career was not limited to this one hit. He continued to write and perform music for many years. His contributions to the industry are a testament to his talent and passion for music. Troy Shondell passed away in 2016, but his legacy lives on through his memorable music.