Some music heads insist that in the original powerpop sweepstakes, Eric Carmen and friends topped Badfinger, Todd Rundgren, and (gasp!) Big Star themselves. Either way, the Raspberries were just your average Midwest four-hit wonders in matching white pre-disco suits, updating Brit Invasion melodies, Spector booms, and Wilson brothers sing-alongs with touches of hard rock and Rachmaninoff. After they gave up the ghost in '75, the 'Berries garnered cheerleaders like Bruce, Axl, and Kurt, while Carmen... More >>>