East Coast rock ‘n’ roll lifers John Cafferty And The Beaver Brown Band began their career in 1972 and achieved mainstream success in the 1980s as the real-life band behind Eddie And The Cruisers – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Their hit single “On the Dark Side” held the #1 position on the Billboard Rock charts and the MTV video charts for five consecutive weeks. The album sold over 3 million copies and was certified triple Platinum by the RIAA. The title track from the group’s 1985 follow-up album Tough All Over became their second #1 single on the Billboard Rock charts and the song “C-I-T-Y” reached the Top 20. John Cafferty’s solo track “Hearts on Fire” was featured in the Sylvester Stallone film Rocky IV and he received his second double Platinum soundtrack award. Over the years John has placed 35 songs in major motion pictures. John Cafferty And The Beaver Brown Band continue to tour and bring their exciting live shows to fans around the world.
Did you know?
- John Cafferty And The Beaver Brown Band provided the music for the fictional Eddie And The Cruisers group
- Ben E. King sings backing vocals on the band’s Drifters-inspired song “Boardwalk Angel”
- JCBBB guitarist Gary Gramolini’s brother Joel Gramolini played guitar with Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes