Tag Archives: The Knack

Power Pop Plus: New Reviews

Tons of excellent records have surfaced over the past several months, both new releases and on the reissue front. Let’s dig right in, shall we?

Cancer claims The Knack’s Doug Fieger

Douglas Lars Fieger, 57, lead singer of the rock group The Knack and composer of the 1979 No. 1 hit “My Sharona,” passed away at his Woodland Hills, Calif., home on Feb. 14, 2010. Fieger had battled lung cancer for six years. He had outlived — for many, many years — his doctors’ prognoses.