formed 1972, Narragansett
The band reached the height of their popularity in 1983 with the release of the movie Eddie and the Cruisers, to which they contributed several Bruce Springsteen sound-alike tunes, including "On the Dark Side" and "Tender Years." They were still touring as of 2022.
Lead singer John Cafferty is the cousin of Danny Smith, executive producer and head writer for Family Guy.
The band was inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame in 2012.