The Smithereens’ Dennis Diken: The Roots of Jersey Rock

Dennis Diken: The Roots of Jersey Rock

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Dennis Diken is the drummer and a founding member of New Jersey’s rock’n’roll band The Smithereens. I met him through my musical hero, Don Dixon. Diken is one of the first drummers I ever played with. He is a mensch, a fountain of knowledge, a supreme musician, and a great story teller.…