Sunday, July 23, 2017

Streetheart lead singer, Saskatchewan native Kenny Shields dead

The Canadian Press, Regina Leader~Post

Kenny Shields, the Saskatchewan-born lead singer of Streetheart, died Friday.
/ Regina Leader~Post
Kenny Shields, the brash lead singer of Canadian rock band Streetheart who swaggered across the country’s stages for decades, died of heart failure Friday. He was 69.

The Juno-winning artist was part of the homegrown brand of guitar-driven hits that became rock radio staples throughout the late 1970s and early 1980s, including “Action,” “Hollywood,” “Look in Your Eyes,” “What Kind of Love Is This,” and a cover of the Rolling Stones classic “Under My Thumb.”

Guitarist Jeff Neill said Shields died Friday at St. Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg after a number of heart problems...


See also: Kenny Shields memorial 

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