The Rascals (initially known as The Young Rascals) was an American rock band, formed in Garfield, New Jersey, United States, in 1965. Between 1966 and 1968 the New Jersey act reached the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 with nine singles, including the #1s “Good Lovin'” (1966), “Groovin'” (1967), and “People Got to Be Free” (1968), as well as big radio hits such as the much-covered “How Can I Be Sure?” (#4 1967) and “A Beautiful Morning” (#3 1968), plus another critical favorite “A Girl Like You” (#10 1967). The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.
The Rascals were inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame in 2010 and also reunited in 2012 for a series of shows in New York and New Jersey. The reunion continued on in 2013 with shows on Broadway.
Felix Cavaliere (born November 29, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and musician.
Edward Brigati Jr. (born October 22, 1945, Garfield, New Jersey) is an American singer and songwriter.
Gene Cornish (born May 14, 1944) is a Canadian/American guitarist and harmonica player.
Dino Danelli (born July 23, 1944 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is a drummer.
David Brigati (born October 29, 1940) is an American singer. He is sometimes known as “the fifth Rascal.”