The Smithereens

    The Smithereens

    • The Smithereens
    The Smithereens

    The Smithereens

    • The Smithereens

    The Smithereens

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    Especially For You: 30th Anniversary

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        Dressed in leather, brandishing heavy guitars, and exhibiting an unabashed fetish for British Invasion pop, the Smithereens were an anomaly in the American college rock scene of the late '80s. Lead singer/songwriter/guitarist Pat DiNizio stood out not only with his strange beatnik goatee, but also because his catchy hooks were haunting, not punchy, and because his lyrics were morose. As time wore on, the group became more straightforward, turning into an excellent bar band, one ... Read more

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