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 Cleveland.

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.
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Special Edition: Includes many extras NOT available on the retail version, including all 21 songs on DVD! Click here for details!

"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.
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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 from rehearsal:
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Raspberries, Jim Bonfanti gets the salute from Modern Drummer magazine for his playing on the Rasperries classic, "Tonight". To read the article Click here

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.
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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.
Party's Over       ►Should I Wait      Go All The Way
Check out photos from the Cleveland show on Dec. 14
at the State Theatre!

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Check out this interview with Raspberries drummer, Jim Bonfanti, as he discusses his choice of Evans drum heads.

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Check Jim's blog at ModernDrummer.com:
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Check out the TV spot for
Raspberries - Live On Sunset Strip!

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Raspberries on TV!
Raspberries appeared on "Good Day Cleveland" on WKYC TV Channel 3. If you missed it, you can watch the clip online!
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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 ericcarmen.com, 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. 

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After 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 while their 2005 shows across the country met with SRO crowds, rave reviews and numerous celebrity sightings. Fans flew in from England, the Netherlands, Japan and from around the globe
to witness recent concerts by these icons of power pop.

After more 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.
They 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. Order Raspberries TONIGHT! 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!

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