Episode 247: The Smithereens




December 26, 2017


  • The Smithereens “Behind The Wall Of Sheep” Especially for You (Enigma Records) 1986
  • The Smithereens “Beauty And Sadness” Beauty And Sadness (Enigma Records) 1983
  • The Smithereens “Only A Memory” Green Thoughts (Capitol Records) 1988


Pat DiNizio, frontman of the band The Smithereens, passed away suddenly on December 12. In today’s post-Christmas episode, Jim and Patrick reflect on Pat, his band, and the impact they made on the music industry. Rest in power.

FUN FACT: The band played alongside Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, in 2013, after Petty requested that the band join them on their tour.

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