Jimmy Sohns, lead singer for the 60’s band The Shadows of Knight, is useless after struggling a stroke.
Jimmy and his band are most remembered for his or her iconic, singalong hit “Gloria” … which was a high 10 hit in 1966. To not be confused with Laura Branigan‘s 80s hit of the identical identify, Jimmy and co.’s well-known refrain spelled out the identify … G-L-O-R-I-A.
The Illinois band had introduced earlier this week that Jimmy was hospitalized after struggling a stroke — however on Friday his daughter introduced he had handed.
Jimmy and a good friend nonetheless ran the band’s social media pages … posting previous pics from The Shadows of Knight’s heyday.
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Sohns was nonetheless a teen when his band struck gold with “Gloria.” He and his bandmates had been all highschool friends in suburban Chicago, and bought collectively to play their model of British blues … a la TheRolling Stones and TheYardbirds.
The surviving members had been nonetheless doing reside reveals collectively as just lately as 2016.