The Beepers were an American music band consisting of Anthony Marinelli, Arthur B. Rubinstein, Brian Banks and Cynthia Morrow. They provided the theme song, "Murphy's Law" for the film, Blue Thunder (1983), their single "Video Fever" and the song "History Lesson" is used in the soundtrack for the 1983 film WarGames.
Brian Banks and Anthony Marinelli were already known for work together for performances as a synthesizer duo, such as a live performance of Tchaikovsky's Overture to Romeo and Juliet and other works as an opener for a 1980 concert of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Banks and Marinelli continue to work together on film music compositions, and with many backing band album credits:
- Pulse (Greg Phillinganes album)
- Young Guns (film) soundtrack
- Nice Girls Don't Explode soundtrack
- Baby Be Mine (Michael Jackson song)
- Brother Where You Bound
- Behind the Mask (song)
- Internal Affairs (film)
- Unity (Afrika Bambaataa and James Brown song)
- Thriller (Michael Jackson album)
- Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night
- "Arthur B. Rubinstein – Blue Thunder (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)". Discogs. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
- Rubinstein, Arthur B. (1983). WarGames (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album notes). Artist. Los Angeles and New York: United Artists / Polydor. p. 2. 422-815 005-1 Y-1.
- Contemporary Keyboard - Volume 6 -1980 Page 179 "... (Brian Banks and Anthony Marinelli, duo synthesists) will offer a live performance of Tchaikovsky's Overture To Romeo & juliet and other works prior to the March 28 concert of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion ..."
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