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Sir Sammy Hain Esq.
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Doug Fieger lead singer of the new wave group The Knack has died at 57. The Knack were best known for the huge hit 'My Sharona'

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one sidenote: 'My Sharona' is sometimes mistakenly thought to be an 80s song it was however a number 1 song for 6 weeks in 1979.

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This might not be true, but was it Number One on the calender crossover from 1979 to 1980?
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Not in the states anyways that would have been Escape(The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes
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Bummer. Funny I was playing some Knack tunes in the car late last year.
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So sad. He battled cancer for 6 years. That is rough.
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this is sad i love the knack just saw them 3-4 years ago with the fixx they were still very good so young yet and great talent RIP!!
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That is so sad!! RIP!!!
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