Posts Tagged ‘My Sharona’

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Update on Doug Fieger Post

February 17, 2010

Here’s a final note on the passing of The Knack’s lead singer, Doug Fieger. Entertainment Weekly interviewed Sharona Alperin — yeah, that Sharona — and gave an update on what Alperin is up to these days: she’s a real estate agent in Los Angeles. You can read more about her, and maybe find your dream home, here.

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Rest In Peace, Doug Fieger

February 14, 2010

Sad news, as reported by the Associated Press:

Doug Fieger, the 57-year-old leader of The Knack died Sunday. Valentine’s Day.  According to the story, he died at his Woodland Hills home after battling cancer.

Music fans might recall The Knack’s biggest hit, “My Sharona.” The Knack produced the kind of fun, bouncy music that could provide the soundtrack to any teenager’s summer. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Fieger’s family and friends.