Super Sharona

The Friday File: The top single of 1979, forty years ago, was My Sharona by the Knack; written by band lead Doug Fieger. The single sold 500,000 copies and went gold within weeks of its 6/79 release. It reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 by August and stayed there for six weeks. Get The Knack was the #1 album for five weeks and had sales of over two million.

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