Formed Date
December 18, 1980
Origin
Carteret, NJ
Genre
Rock
1955-2017

Pat Dinizio

63

Jim Babjak

About 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!"