RIP Doug Fieger, 57, leader of The Knack

RIP Doug Fieger, leader of 70s pop band The Knack, who died of cancer.  The Knack wrote classic power pop tunes combining a gritty edge with a Beatlesque gloss, including classics My Sharona and Good Girls Don’t.

Like many teens learning to play guitar in the 70s, I spent far too many hours torturing my parents and neighbors with the riff from My Sharona (along with, of course, the obligatory Smoke on the Water).

RIP, Doug.

1 comment on “RIP Doug Fieger, 57, leader of The Knack”

  1. Marcy

    You were, of course, the first person I thought of when I heard of his passing. Sad.

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