The siblings Patty and Joe live in an industrial suburb. While Patty's ambition is their rock band "The Barbusters" only, Joe also cares for the family and the upbringing of Patty's young son Benji. Their pious mother reproaches them for their way of life, especially when they quit their jobs and go on tour, taking Benji with them. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
When your family is closing you in, music may be the only way out.
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Did You Know?
This film was actually offered to Bruce Springsteen
as a acting project (for what became the Michael J. Fox
role) when he was thinking about going into film acting. He ultimately passed on this project (and dismissed the idea of going into films altogether). See more
[during a fight with her brother Joe
You really oughta start your own band. Call it The Attitudes.
You're Good for Me
Written by Don Covay
and Horace Ott
Published by Cotillion Music, Inc. - BMI and Vonglo Music - BMI
Performed by Solomon Burke
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products See more