Friday, May 31, 2013

Record #0356: My Sharona / Let Me Out – THE KNACK

Capitol 4731 (original) USA, Jun. 1979
Words & Music bySide A – Doug Fieger, Berton Averre; Side B – Fieger, Averre
Musicians: Doug Fieger (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), Berton Averre (lead guitar), Prescott Niles (bass), Bruce Gary (drums)
Recording sessions: Produced by Mike Chapman at MCA Whitney Recording Studio, Glendale, CA, Apr. 1979
Highest chart positions:  US #1, UK #6, Canada #1, Australia #1, New Zealand #3

The previous post was a hit single produced by Mike Chapman. Here's another one produced by the same man.

This was one very successful debut single. It sold over a million copies in less than three months.

List price:  Not listed in Goldmine's catalog.

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