Shadow of the Knight member Jimmy Thornes died at the age of 75. The band is known for their song Gloria.
Jimmy’s daughter has revealed that her father passed away on July 29, 2022. According to the band, Sohns suffered a stroke and was in the hospital. The Sohns used to send old photos of his friend’s band through their social media profiles, which still exist.
Full Info on Jimmy Thornes and Shadow of the Knights
Jimmy Sohns rose to social fame with his performance in The Shadows of Knight. Currently, no specific information about his private life is available.
The band was originally called Shadows until 1964 when it changed to The Shadows of Knight. While they were active, five albums were released. Warren Rogers, Roger Spielmann, Norm Gotsch, Wayne Pursell, Tom Schiffour, and Jimmy Sohns are their founding members.
The trio subsequently released an album, also known as Gloria, and an LP, all of which came out in 1966. However, as their singles were not as successful as Gloria’s, the band gradually began to decline. Tom Hivere and Bruce Bruscato were two of the band members who dropped out.
Over the next few years, the surviving members of the band were replaced. From 1978 to 1990, Sohns was the road manager for the Skafish band. Sundazed Records later released the band’s album in remastered form. During their 2006 tour, Rick Mullen joined them at various events.
The band, which also includes Nazz, Vince Martell, and Henry Gross, toured in 2008 as part of The Psychedelic Shack Tour. Later, they performed at a concert in August 2016.
Jimmy Sohns is a well-known figure in the music industry. As news of his passing spread, Twitter was flooded with tributes:
Relatives of Thornes survived, their names not known. Details of his funeral have not been made public.
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