The Smithereens


Carteret, NJ

The Smithereens


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.


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

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