Related Information for Rubinoos The Rubinoos formed when American power pop musicians Tommy Dunbar and Jon Rubin were still in junior high school. By age fourteen, after playing a few school dances, Rubin and friends graduated to the club circuit. In 1975, they were signed as one of the original acts on the new Beserkley label. Since then, they've toured and released studio albums for decades, becoming massively influential in the power pop sub-genre and sometimes breaking into mainstream success such as with songs.. read more