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Doug Fieger

Doug Fieger (born Douglas Fieger, 20 August 1952, Detroit, Michigan) is an American singer-songwriter. He is the lead singer for The Knack, and co-wrote the 1979 hit "My Sharona", with lead guitarist, Berton Averre.

Fieger also produced the Rubber City Rebels debut album for Capitol Records. He and Rebels drummer Brandon Matheson had been bandmates in The Sunset Bombers and had one album released on Ariola Records previously to Fieger forming The Knack.

Fieger underwent brain surgery in 2006 to have two tumors removed. He is the younger brother of the attorney, Geoffrey Fieger.

In his younger years he won a Pete Townshend look alike contest.

References

  • All Music Guide, accessed 11 November, 2006.
  • http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/15192340.htm
  • http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/article/my%20sharona%20singer%20undergoes%20brain%20surgery_1004378
  • http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2006/08/03/entertainment/e121951D67.DTL

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