Number One On August 25 1979: The Knack

by Norm Gregory on August 25, 2015

in 1979, Music, Song Of The Day

On the 25th of August 1979, The Knack started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with My Sharona, the group’s only US chart topper. Lead singer Doug Fieger said he was inspired to write the tune by Sharrona Alperin, a 17 year old senior at Los Angeles’ Fairfax High.

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1 Jeffree August 25, 2015 at 11:39 pm

Ha ha…….Yeah, I remember this.
I was already heavily into music like Dire Straits, Bob Dylan, the Dead, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Van Morrison, Rush, etc……

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