The Knack

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by The Knack

Biography

Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA in May 1978 by Doug Fieger (Douglas Fieger, 20 August 1952, Detroit, Michigan, USA; vocals/guitar), Prescott Niles (bass), Berton Averre (guitar) and Bruce Gary (b. 7 April 1951, Burbank, California, USA, d. 22 August 2006, Los Angeles, California, USA; drums). Taking their name from a cult British movie of the 60s, they attempted to revive the spirit of the beat-boom with matching suits, and short songs boasting solid, easily memorable riffs. After... Read more

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rock
classic rock
new wave
power pop
80s
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