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February 15, 2007 | Kevin Bronson
For a certain generation, 1964 was the year that turned the United States on its ear. "It was the year that changed everything," says Smithereens singer Pat DiNizio, ticking off events in the cultural upheaval that began with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963. "And for anybody who was musically inclined, nothing was more important than 'Meet the Beatles!' It's arguably the most important rock 'n' roll record of all time."
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February 15, 2007 | Kevin Bronson
For a certain generation, 1964 was the year that turned the United States on its ear. "It was the year that changed everything," says Smithereens singer Pat DiNizio, ticking off events in the cultural upheaval that began with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963. "And for anybody who was musically inclined, nothing was more important than 'Meet the Beatles!' It's arguably the most important rock 'n' roll record of all time."
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June 21, 1994 | BUDDY SEIGAL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"A Date With the Smithereens"? The title of the veteran rock group's latest release is, of course, a tongue-in-cheek lift from an old Elvis album: For any dreamy-eyed teen-age girl of the '90s, the idea of a night on the town with these guys probably would elicit horrified shrieks rather than coy giggles.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 21, 1994 | BUDDY SEIGAL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"A Date With the Smithereens"? The title of the veteran rock group's latest release is, of course, a tongue-in-cheek lift from an old Elvis album: For any dreamy-eyed teen-age girl of the '90s, the idea of a night on the town with these guys probably would elicit horrified shrieks rather than coy giggles.
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February 6, 1990 | STEVE HOCHMAN
Not long ago, Pat DiNizio, the singer-songwriter of the Smithereens, happened to mention his life-long love for the deliciously morbid cartoons of Charles Addams to a friend who worked at the New Yorker magazine, where much of Addams' work was published. A few days later the friend sent DiNizio four original charcoal sketches by the late artist, followed a couple of weeks later by an original print of one of Addams' New Yorker cartoons from the late '40s.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 21, 1994 | BUDDY SEIGAL
"A Date With the Smithereens" features some of the group's most provocative work to date. Following sample lyrics from some of the album's key songs, songwriter Pat DiNizio's discusses each. "Gotti" Good fellas, politicians, what's the difference anyway?
ENTERTAINMENT
June 21, 1994 | BUDDY SEIGAL
"A Date With the Smithereens" features some of the group's most provocative work to date. Following sample lyrics from some of the album's key songs, songwriter Pat DiNizio's discusses each. "Gotti" Good fellas, politicians, what's the difference anyway?
ENTERTAINMENT
February 6, 1990 | STEVE HOCHMAN
Not long ago, Pat DiNizio, the singer-songwriter of the Smithereens, happened to mention his life-long love for the deliciously morbid cartoons of Charles Addams to a friend who worked at the New Yorker magazine, where much of Addams' work was published. A few days later the friend sent DiNizio four original charcoal sketches by the late artist, followed a couple of weeks later by an original print of one of Addams' New Yorker cartoons from the late '40s.
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