Related Information for Rubber Rodeo Rubber Rodeo was a Boston-based band active in the 1980s. Uniquely for the era, the band fused Roxy Music-influenced new wave music with country and western influences, and dressed in 1950's-vintage country & western clothing. They are best remembered for their heavily rotated 1984 MTV hit "The Hardest Thing" and the US chart hit "Anywhere With You".Foundation and early years (1980-83)Rubber Rodeo was founded in Rhode Island in 1980, and initially consi.. read more