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Jim Babjak named one of Jersey’s greatest guitarists

Updated: Feb 5, 2019

Smithereens guitarist Jim Babjak was named one of the greatest New Jersey guitarists in a recent article by Asbury Park Press, along with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Richie Sambora, Lenny Kaye and the legendary Les Paul.

Chris Jordan and Alex Biese Asbury Park Press February 18, 2016

8. Jim Babjak (Carteret) There is an economy in the playing of Jim Babjak that is music to the fans of punk and the British Invasion. His tone is full and robust, the solos are quick knockouts and his chords are like a locomotive. The skill with which Babjak moves from solos to harmony in the Smithereens live show is the touch of genius.

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