Pop Art Live contains live versions of
songs from all four of the Raspberries’ classic original
studio albums including the hits “Go All The Way,” “I
Wanna Be With You,” “Let’s Pretend,” and “Overnight
Sensation (Hit Record)” as well as perfect renditions of
timeless favorites by The Beatles and The Who.
Also included in this 2-CD package are reflections and
testimonials from Academy Award®-winning filmmaker and
rock scribe Cameron Crowe and longtime Raspberries
aficionados Bernie Hogya and Ken Sharp. Hogya also
contributes a wealth of ephemera from opening night in
The Raspberries are one of rock’s most treasured bands
influencing everyone from John Lennon to Bruce
Springsteen to Paul Westerberg!. Pop Art Live
is an essential document of that band, providing another
chapter to their lasting impact! The Raspberries Live…
they said it would never happen… they were wrong.
More new store items! New gift set in addition to
the Deluxe Gift set, embroidered cap, and Raspberries
Live On Sunset Strip Special
Edition CD/DVD Set, 2
NEW recordings, "Substitute" and "No Reply". Click
Special Edition: Includes many extras NOT available
on the retail version, including all 21 songs on DVD!
"Live on Sunset Strip," the first live album and first
new release in 33 years from the influential power-pop
group Raspberries. Recorded live at the Sunset Strip’s
famed House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA. by Grammy award
winning engineer and producer Mark Linett on October 21st, 2005, the
performance marks the triumphant return after 30 years
of the band’s original line-up of Eric Carmen, Wally
Bryson, Dave Smalley and Jim Bonfanti
Retail Version: Deluxe
2-CD Package with bonus live 5 song DVD is available at
most major online music retailers such as Amazon,
Borders and CD Universe.
Boxer (Jim Bonfanti's side project) t-shirts are
now available in the store! Combo of t-shirt and
Boxer CD also available!
Raspberries performed at a private VIP
event at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in
Cleveland the night before the 2009 induction
ceremony for invited Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
dignitaries and their special guests. Check the
video section for video and for photos
Raspberries, Jim Bonfanti gets the salute from
Modern Drummer magazine for his playing on the
Rasperries classic, "Tonight". To read the
Limited Edition Japanese "Mini Vinyl" CDs!
All four Raspberries titles have been faithfully
reproduced and remastered using original LP artwork
including the inner sleeve. The first "Raspberries" CD
includes a scratch and sniff sticker just like the
original and "Side 3" features die cut cover opens up
just like the original album! $22 ea. and now available
in the online store.
Check out three fresh live tracks available now
for the first time! Recently recorded live at
the House Of Blues Sunset Strip on November 30,
2007, these three tracks are now exclusively
available through the Live Nation TV website.
Live Nation, the country’s
largest concert promoter, recorded the show and
is offering these three tracks online now.
Raspberries on TV!
Raspberries appeared on "Good Day Cleveland" on WKYC TV Channel 3.
If you missed it, you can watch the clip online!
Eric Carmen/ Raspberries fans were treated to a
super surprise at the annual "Weekend At Bernie's" fan
gathering! The event, held ironically on Eric's birthday
this year and hosted by Bernie Hogya from
featured a surprise, unannounced visit from none
other than Eric Carmen and Jim Bonfanti! Pictured are
Eric and his wife, Susie slicing the giant birthday
cake!! Click thumbnail for larger image.
Check out Raspberries on the cover
GOLDMINE Magazine cover!
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Jim and Eric stopped in to sit down with Michael
Stanley at WNCX-FM to talk about the new release
and all things Raspberries.
all to listen to the audio!
(mp3 format 20 min. 29 sec.)
Check out new photos from "Live on Sunset Strip"
Limited Edition signing session
a three-decade absence from performing, the first
Raspberries reunion concert on November 26, 2004 at
Cleveland’s House Of Blues sold out in four minutes
their 2005 shows across the country met with
SRO crowds, rave reviews and numerous celebrity
sightings. Fans flew
England, the Netherlands, Japan and from around the
witness recent concerts by these icons of power pop.
than 31 years, Raspberries are showing the music world
once again why they are still championed as among the
most influential bands in rock-n-roll history.
said it would never happen. They were wrong. Jim
Bonfanti, Wally Bryson, Eric Carmen & Dave Smalley—the
original Raspberries—last performed together on stage
over 30 years ago. Now, they are reunited to
“Go All The Way” again.
►OrderRaspberriesTONIGHT! and join them during
rehearsals, on stage and backstage as they mount a
comeback that defies the odds! It's the ultimate
souvenir of an historic once-in-a-lifetime reunion!