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The Smithereens in Concert

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The Smithereens in Concert

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The Smithereens in Concert

The Smithereens in Concert

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Set List

"Waking Up On Christmas Morning"

"Santa Bring My Baby Back (to Me)"

"Run Run Rudolph"

"Only a Memory"

"Top of the Pops"

"Time and Time Again"

"Behind the Wall of Sleep"

"Blood & Roses"

The Smithereens. The Smithereens; CREDIT: John Emerson hide caption

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The Smithereens; CREDIT: John Emerson

Rock-music veterans whose careers span more than 25 years, The Smithereens' members combine the sounds of Buddy Holly and The Beatles with shades of metal and prog-rock. Hear The Smithereens perform a concert from WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Pat DiNizio started The Smithereens in New Jersey in the late '70s, and the band became a staple of the New York bar scene with its mixture of Britpop, classic oldies and hard rock. Finally, in 1986, the group enjoyed a major breakthrough with the hit single "Blood and Roses" from Especially for You. Shortly thereafter, The Smithereens signed a major-label deal and scored a hit with Smithereens 11. This year brings Meet the Smithereens!, an album covering Meet the Beatles in its entirety. For this show, the band will perform a holiday-themed show, showcasing material from its new Christmas album, Christmas with the Smithereens.

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