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Thursday, July 21 2011

Are We Not New Wave?: Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s

In the early '80s, new wave’s most successful acts -- groups like the Cars, the Police, the Talking Heads, and newcomers the Go-Go’s -- had established themselves among the upper echelon of critically acclaimed and top-selling rock artists.


Thursday, July 19 2012

The Knack: Havin' a Rave-Up! Live in Los Angeles, 1978

Despite suffering the indignity of a diminished tape recording, the latest live Knack offering highlights what made the band special in the first place.

Thursday, August 23 2007

The Knack: Time Time Time

In well over 40 years in the music business, Paul Gurvitz has done practically everything connected to fame except achieve it himself.

Monday, February 26 2007

The Knack: Get the Knack


Monday, February 15 2010

Did You Get the Knack and Doug Fieger?

Look at that guy. You know which one I'm talking about. You've got three surfer dude boys in the band and the frontman with the

Monday, February 15 2010

R.I.P. Doug Fieger of the Knack

Doug Fieger, the main songwriter and lead singer of power-pop band the Knack has died. Their 1979 album Get the Knack has been a favorite of


Wednesday, February 24 2010

Successful second act for rock 'n' roll muse

(Brian Vander Brug/Los Angeles Times/MCT) LOS ANGELES — It was a No. 1 hit for the Knack — and a career-maker for Sharona Alperin. The hormonally

Sunday, February 14 2010

Knack's lead singer Doug Fieger dies at 57

DETROIT — With a keen musical ear and an early love of the stage, Doug Fieger was a student at Oak Park, Mich.'s Clinton Junior

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