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There have been many pseudo-hippie, jam-oriented blues rockers in NY through the early ’90s, but just the Spin Doctors managed to get big. Plus they managed to get big because not merely could they immerse themselves inside a groove, in addition they got concise pop abilities. “Small Miss CAN NOT BE Incorrect” and “Two Princes” had been cleverly created singles, filled with clean, blues-inflected licks and ingratiating pop melodies. Pocket Filled with Kryptonite have been around for pretty much annually when MTV and radio started playing “Small Miss CAN NOT BE Incorrect,” but after they began playing it, they couldn’t prevent. The Spin Doctors became an over night sensation, selling an incredible number of albums all over the world. Their second recording, 1994’s TRANSFORM IT UGLY, didn’t sell perfectly when it had been released, largely as the 1st solitary, “Cleopatra’s Kitty,” was a failed test in funk. However the second solitary, “You Allow Your Heart Proceed As well Fast,” is at the vein of “Two Princes,” as well as the recording started to sell following the song premiered. In the summertime of 1996, the Spin Doctors released You need to Have confidence in Something. Following the recording failed to win over the graphs, the Spin Doctors had been fallen from Epic in nov 1996. Following a year or two, the group discovered a fresh label; their 1st record for Uptown/Common, Right here Comes the Bride, made an appearance in the summertime of 1999. It had been apparently their swan music, however. By this aspect, original people Eric Schenkman (acoustic guitar) and Tag White (bass) got left the music group, and Barron’s tone of voice was faltering him. The Spin Doctors split up, as well as the greatest-hits arranged Just JUST DO IT Now appeared just like a toenail within their coffin. Their trip wasn’t quite over, nevertheless. The music group reunited for some displays in 2001 and 2002, plus they utilized that momentum to return into the studio room, where they documented Nice Speaking with Me. The record premiered by Ruff Country/General in fall 2005. On the next couple of years, the Spin Doctors toured semi-regularly, celebrating the 20th wedding anniversary of Pocket Filled with Kryptonite in 2011 using a deluxe model and a helping tour. Between these travels, Barron pursued some aspect projects, like the 2009 single record Pancho and a child. The Spin Doctors regrouped in 2013 because of their initial record in eight years, the all-blues When the River Was Whiskey.

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Full Name Spin Doctors
Music Songs Two Princes, Little Miss Can't Be Wrong, Jimmy Olsen's Blues, Cleopatra's Cat, You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast, How Could You Want Him ?, She Used to Be Mine, Off My Line, Yo Mamas a Pajama, Big Fat Funky Booty, Refrigerator Car, Traction Blues, If The River Was Whiskey, Hungry Hamed's, What My Love, Bags of Dirt, Some Other Man Instead, Forty or Fifty, More Than She Knows, Scotch And Water Blues, Sweetest Portion, I Can't Believe You're Still With Her, Can't Kick the Habit, More Than Meets the Ear, Stepped on a Crack, Spanish Castle Magic, Sweet Widow, How Could You Want Him, Lady Kerosene, If Wishes Were Horses, Freeway of the Plains, Beasts in the Woods
Albums Pocket Full of Kryptonite, Turn It Upside Down, Homebelly Groove...Live, If the River Was Whiskey, Nice Talking to Me, Here Comes the Bride, Up for Grabs...Live, Just Go Ahead Now: A Retrospective, You've Got to Believe in Something, Songs from the Road (Live), The Bottom Line (Remastered) [Live at The Bottom Line, NY 13th June 1994], Two Princes - The Best Of, Playlist (The Very Best Of Spin Doctors), The Best Of
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Album, Brit Award for International Breakthrough Act, Brit Award for International Group


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Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spin City TV Series theme music by - 49 episodes, 1997 - 1999 main title theme music by - 1 episode, 1997

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mortdecai 2015 performer: "Two Princes" - as Spin Doctors
The Best of Me 2014 performer: "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong" - as Spin Doctors
One Hit Wonderland 2014 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The To Do List 2013 performer: "Two Princes" - as Spin Doctors
A Case of You 2013 performer: "Two Princes"
Wanderlust 2012 performer: "Two Princes" - as Spin Doctors
Jeff, Who Lives at Home 2011 performer: "Two Princes" - as Spin Doctors
Love & Other Drugs 2010 performer: "Two Princes" - as Spin Doctors
20 to 1 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Being Erica 2009 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub 2008 Documentary performer: "Two Princes", "What Time Is It", "Jimmy Olsen Blues"
100 Greatest Songs of the 90s 2007 TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode
So You Wanna Be a Popstar TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Grandma's Boy 2006 performer: "Can't Kick the Habit" - as Spin Doctors
Reunion 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Waiting... 2005/I performer: "More Than Meets the Ear" - as Spin Doctors
Friends: The One Before the Last One - Ten Years of Friends 2004 TV Movie "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong", uncredited
Futurama TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2002 writer - 1 episode, 2002
As Good as It Gets 1997 performer: "SPANISH CASTLE MAGIC" - as Spin Doctors
Space Jam 1996 performer: "That's The Way I Like It" - as Spin Doctors
Bye Bye Love 1995 performer: "Jimmy Olsen's Blues" - as Spin Doctors / producer: "Jimmy Olsen's Blues" - as Spin Doctors / writer: "Jimmy Olsen's Blues" - as Spin Doctors
Dead at 21 TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1994 writer - 1 episode, 1994
Beethoven's 2nd 1993 performer: "Jimmy Olsen's Blues" - as Spin Doctors / writer: "Jimmy Olsen's Blues" - as Spin Doctors
Philadelphia 1993 performer: "Have You Ever Seen The Rain" - as Spin Doctors / producer: "Have You Ever Seen The Rain" - as Spin Doctors
Malice 1993 performer: "LITTLE MISS CAN'T BE WRONG" - as Spin Doctors / writer: "LITTLE MISS CAN'T BE WRONG" - as Spin Doctors
So I Married an Axe Murderer 1993 performer: "Two Princes" / writer: "Two Princes"
Son in Law 1993 performer: "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong" / writer: "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong"
Sesame Street 1969 TV Series performer: "TWO PRINCES COOPERATION"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Night with David Letterman 1992 TV Series

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Conan 2013 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live 2012 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
100 Greatest Songs of the 90s 2007 TV Mini-Series documentary Themselves - #41: 'Two Princes'
2005 Radio Music Awards 2005 TV Special Themselves (as The Spin Doctors)
I Love the '90s 2004 TV Series documentary Themselves (as The Spin Doctors)
Late Show with David Letterman 1993-1996 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest / Themselves
Howard Stern 1994-1996 TV Series Themselves
4 Goes to Glastonbury 1994 TV Series Themselves
MTV Video Music Awards 1993 1993 TV Special Themselves - Performer (as The Spin Doctors)
The Beat 1993 TV Series Themselves
Late Night with David Letterman 1992 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Saturday Night Live 1992 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
50 Most Awesomely Bad Songs... Ever 2004 TV Movie documentary Themselves (as The Spin Doctors)

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