In 1965, Gene Cornish,
Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati teamed up with drummer Dino Danelli
to form a little group who were at first called the Young Rascals.
A year later, Cornish saw the release of his debut album with the
band. Between 1966 and 1971, he recorded eight albums with the group,
over a dozen singles, and earned a number of hits for his effort.
Cornish enjoyed the success of The Rascals until 1971, when he stepped
out of the lineup to join a new act, Bulldog. later, he and Danelli
took up spots in Fotomaker. The group recorded a few albums in the
late '70s before Cornish moved on to G.C. Dangerous. Before the '90s
rolled in, Cornish and some of the other members from the original
Rascals reunited for a brief time to do small tours and even to make
a few television appearances. They performed together in 1997 when
the group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.