Jimmy Sohns, a member of Shadows of Knight and singer of “Gloria,” passed away at age 75. Let’s see how he died and his cause of death in detail
How did Jimmy Sohns die?
The leader of The Shadows of Knight, Jimmy Sohns, passed away at the age of 75 after having a stroke, according to a TMZ story. His followers will undoubtedly miss his lovely voice.
The Illinois band reported earlier this week that Jimmy had been taken to the hospital after having a stroke.
Sohns’ daughter announced his passing on Friday, July 29, 2022.
The social media accounts for the band The Shadows of Knight were still managed by Jimmy and a buddy of his. They posted vintage photos of The Shadows of Knight’s band members taken during their peak.
“I loved signing autographs back then and I still do 55 years later..share any experiences of meeting me here,” Jimmy stated in a post on April 9.
Who announced jimmy’s death news?
The information about his demise has spread all over the internet. According to reports, the late singer was 75 years old when he passed away.
His relatives and friends have confirmed Jimmy Sohns’s death. As soon as the news of Jimmy Sohns’ death caught the attention of internet users, they started posting it on social media.
Jimmy Sohns cause of death
Jimmy Sohns, the lead vocalist for the 1960s band The Shadows of Knight, passed away because of a stroke.
As far as we learn, Jimmy Sohns had a stroke earlier this week that resulted in his death.
Jimmy and his band are best known for the iconic sing-along hit “Gloria,” which reached the top 10 in 1966.
The name was written out in the famous chorus by Jimmy and company, not to be mistaken with Laura Branigan’s 1980 hit of the same name. G-L-O-R-I-A.
“When I was little, and you’re growing up, and the family comes around at Thanksgiving and Christmas and always asks you what you’re going to be when you grow up,” he recalled.
“I always suggested a baseball player or a rock and roll musician. It was also strange that it occurred.
According to him, Chicago adolescent clubs were Shadows of Knight’s first concerts before they quickly broke through to the mainstream.
Who is Jimmy Sohns?
Jimmy Sohns, regarded as the band’s lead vocalist and best known for the popular song “Gloria,” performed with Shadows of Knight in the 1960s.
Chicago-based Shadows of Knight released three albums in five years.
Their breakthrough single, which was originally penned and sung by Van Morrison but was later covered by Laura Branigan, peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard charts.
Before the group all but broke up, they had a few other lesser hits, leaving Sohns to reform it and continue.
In 1970, they released one more album, and then in 2006, they made a sort of comeback.
Sohns said in a subsequent interview that he could not believe his wishes had come true after being elected into the Chicago Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.
Jimmy Sohn’s Obituary
Jimmy Sohns’s friends and relatives have expressed their sorrow over his demise.
However, the details of Jimmy Sohns’ funeral service and obituary are still being withheld by the family until they may be released. The people closest to him will miss him.
May God grant the worried singer’s soul a place to rest in peace in Paradise.
Tributes to Jimmy Sohns death.
Brandon Thompson tweeted,
Musician Steven Van Zandt tweeted,
RIP Jimy Sohns. Good friend and lead singer of the Shadows Of Knight. They were one of the archetypes of Garage Rock and helped define Chicago RocknRoll. Deepest condolences to his family. He will live forever in the Underground Garage.
I’m very saddened to share the news that Jimy Sohns, lead singer of the Shadows of Knight, my band’s former road manager and long-term friend has transitioned into spirit.
R.I.P. Jimy Sohns, vocalist for the Shadows of Knight has passed away today. I photographed him many times from the 1970s-2010. Great guy, he will be missed by all who knew him.
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