The Smithereens

About

College rock and power pop group with 1980's albums titled Especially for You and Green Thoughts which charted in both the US and UK. Their next three albums, 11; Blow Up; and A Date with The Smithereens, charted in just the US.

Trivia

The band's name was derived from the Yosemite Sam catchphrase, "Varmint, I'm a-gonna blow you to smithereens!"

#1172
band
Boost
Formed
1980
Origin
Carteret, NJ
Genre
Rock
#1172
band
Boost

Members

1
Pat Dinizio (1955-2017)
2
Jim Babjak, 60