The Spin Doctors are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1988. The group’s original lineup consisted of lead vocalist Chris Barron, guitarist Eric Schenkman, bassist Mark White, and drummer Aaron Comess. Their music is known for its catchy melodies, upbeat rhythms, and witty lyrics, which blend elements of rock, funk, and blues.
The band first gained national attention in the early 1990s with the release of their debut album, “Pocket Full of Kryptonite.” The album featured the hit singles “Two Princes” and “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong,” which became instant classics and helped propel the album to multi-platinum status. The band’s infectious sound and charismatic live performances earned them a devoted following and established them as one of the most exciting acts of the era.
They will take the stage as the RAGBRAI headliner in Sioux City on the night of July 22.
Since their early success, the Spin Doctors have continued to tour and release new music. Their follow-up albums, “Turn It Upside Down” and “You’ve Got to Believe in Something,” both received positive reviews.
In recent years, the band has continued to tour extensively, playing shows across the United States and around the world. They have also released several live albums and compilations, showcasing their energetic and engaging performances. In 2020, the band celebrated the 30th anniversary of its debut album with a special edition re-release, which included bonus tracks, demos, and live recordings.
Despite their ups and downs, the Spin Doctors remain a beloved and influential band, with a dedicated fanbase that spans generations. Their infectious music and dynamic live shows continue to inspire new fans and remind old ones why they fell in love with the band in the first place.