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The Knack Finally Break Their Legendary Silence On Coronavirus

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The Number Ones: The Knack’s “My Sharona”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present. More »
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New Wave: Turning Rebellion into Money

None "Don't Call it Punk." -- Seymour Stein, President of Sire Records, 1977. Few today would use the expression "New Wave" to describe early '70s proto-punk bands like the Stooges and the New York Dolls, but it was for them that the term was initially applied in the music papers. Later, when media outlets began covering the CBGB bands, the label lingered, often used interchangeably with "punk". Soon the British media were also oscillating between the two tags in describing their home-grown...
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The Chipmunks perform "Good Girls Don't"

The Knack was a terrific power pop band. The Chipmunks' cover of "Good Girls Don't" is interesting only as a curiosity. Here's a video I took of The Knack in 2008, two years before frontman Doug Fieger succumbed to cancer:
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