and welcome to the global Bad Sneakers community. Between 1979 and 1986, this Newark, Del.-based band released three albums and performed 200 nights a year.

Now, you can listen to this rich recorded legacy and read the history of Bad Sneakers' meteoric rise from obscurity to oblivion.

Or first, browse the videos below – glimpses of the band's erratic odyssey through the '80s.

Ready now? Listen to the studio recordings, watch more videos or read the Bad Sneakers story.

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