The Bus Boys “The Boys Are Back In Town”

The BusBoys is an American rock and roll band known for its association with Eddie Murphy and performing in the film 48 Hrs. Formed in Los Angeles in the late 1970s, the original lineup featured brothers Brian O’Neal (keyboards, vocals) and Kevin O’Neal (bass, vocals), Gus Loundermon (sometimes misspelled as “Gus Louderman”) (vocals), Mike Jones (keyboards, vocals), Vic Johnson(guitar), and Steve Felix (drums).

All of the original band’s members were African-Americans except Felix, who is of Hispanic heritage. The band’s best known songs are “New Shoes”, “The Boys Are Back in Town”, which appeared in 48 Hrs., and “Cleanin’ Up the Town”, which was written for the 1984 film Ghostbusters.