The Fender Stratocaster guitar used by Michael Paré as Eddie Wilson in the concert scenes formerly belonged to John Lyon, a technical consultant for the film. Lyon is better known as Southside Johnny, leader of the New Jersey shore band the Asbury Jukes, and longtime friend and frequent collaborator of Bruce Springsteen. See more
In the concert scene in Tony Mart's, Eddie takes off his guitar after the Cruisers perform "Wild Summer Nights", and the band then goes into "Tender Years". Despite no one onstage playing guitar, the guitar line is still clearly audible throughout the song. See more
[Band is at college where Frank graduated from
Hey, Wordman, this shindig tonight. How are we suppose to dress?
Hey, wait a minute. What is the big deal? We've played at colleges before.
Yeah, sure, we played at "St. Something" down in Delaware and "Fairly Ridiculous" up in Madison, but we ain't never played at no finishing school like this. This is a mistake, we don't belong here. These people are different.
I'm telling you they're gonna eat us up. They're just a bunch of college kids, no ...
Down on My Knees
Performed by John Cafferty
(Lead Vocal and Guitar), Michael 'Tunes' Antunes
Gary Gramolini (Guitar), Kenny Jo Silva (Drums), Robert Nicholas Cotoia (Piano), Pat Lupo (Bass) See more