Good Girls Don't

Album: Get The Knack (1979)
Charted: 66 11
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Songfacts®:

  • This was the follow-up to the chart-topping single "My Sharona," and it scored huge among horny teenage boys, helping it reach #11 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song is about an easy girl and how the high school boys want to be with her and score. The hook, "Good girls don't, but I do" made quite an impact, and the racy lyrics stirred up controversy. >>
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    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA
  • This was written by The Knack's lead singer Doug Fieger and produced by Mike Chapman. Some of the hits Chapman wrote include "Ballroom Blitz," "Better Be Good To Me" and "Mickey."

Comments: 2

  • George from Vancouver, CanadaI met this girl so many times wsehn young & fell in love every time only to be hurt, of course. . . This dumbass figured it out, finally.
  • Dave from Easton, PaRIP Doug Fieger. At one time the Knack were reviled because of the lyrics to this song and a seemingly Beatle-esque album cover, but the songs were really just well crafted pop rock songs. Great moments in my life corresponded to these songs. Thanks, Doug.
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