1. Shoes is an American power pop band that brothers John Murphy and Jeff Murphy alongside Gary Klebe formed in Zion, Illinois in 1974. Picking up a cult following among power pop fans from their mellow, new wave inspired rock. they've incorporated several different drummers over the years, including Barry Shumaker, Skip Meyer, Ric Menck, John Richardson, and Jeff Hunter. The band are perhaps best known for their critically acclaimed albums 'Present Tense' and 'Tongue Twister'