Doug Fieger

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Birthday
20, 1952
Birthplace
Oak Park, MI
Death Date
Feb 14, 2010 (57)
Birth Sign
Leo
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20, 1952
Birthplace
Oak Park, MI
Death Date
Feb 14, 2010 (57)

About

Leader of the new wave band The Knack, which had a #1 hit with "My Sharona" in 1979, which was so popular that it was even featured in the film Reality Bites.

Before Fame

After high school he went to England to play with his band Sky, which broke up several years later.

Trivia

His hit song "My Sharona" was inspired by a real life crush named Sharona, who became a successful Los Angeles real estate agent.

Family Life

His older brother Geoffrey Fieger was the defense attorney for Dr. Jack Kevorkian.

Associated With

He positioned The Knack as the 1980s version of Paul McCartney and The Beatles, even re-creating their famous group photo on the back of one of their albums.

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