Doug Fieger

The Knack

Died: 2010-02-14
Age: 57
Cause: Cancer

The lead singer of The Knack, Doug Fieger, who co-wrote the hit My Sharona, has died at the age of 57. Fieger, passed away at his home in Los Angeles, after battling cancer, and had undergone surgery to remove brain tumours in 2006. "Our hearts are broken, we will miss you Doug," his band members posted on The Knack's official website. My Sharona topped the US singles chart in 1979, and people said The Knack might be the "next Beatles". Former member Bruce Gary died of cancer in 2006, while Berton Averre and Prescott Niles still perform as The Knack.

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