|Birth name Jim Babjak|
Years active 1980–present
Genres Rock, power pop
Name Jim Babjak
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Education Carteret High School
|Born November 17, 1957 (age 58) (1957-11-17) |
Origin Carteret, New Jersey, U.S
Music group The Smithereens (Since 1980)
Similar People Pat DiNizio, Dennis Diken, Mike Mesaros
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Jim Babjak (born November 17, 1957) is an American guitarist and banker. He is the lead guitar player and co-founder of The Smithereens. Babjak has written and sung several songs for the band. He also is the leader of the band, Buzzed Meg.
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Babjak, from Carteret, New Jersey, formed The Smithereens together with fellow Carteret High School alumni Dennis Diken and Mike Mesaros, together with Pat DiNizio of Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
Babjak's music can be heard in the films Bull Durham, Backdraft, Encino Man, Time Cop, Romy & Michele's High School Reunion, Boys Don't Cry, The Burglar, Cruel Intentions 2, Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle, and I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry. The band made a cameo appearance in the film Class of Nuke 'Em High.
Other accomplishments include musical compositions and performances for the soap operas Passions and The Guiding Light, as well as television and radio commercials for Dairy Queen and Nissan Maxima.
Television credits include Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, MTV's Unplugged, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Uncle Floyd Show, CBS's This Morning, The Dennis Miller Show, and The Arsenio Hall Show.
Babjak now lives with his family in Manalapan Township, New Jersey. When he is not performing music, Babjak has a day job working at a bank.