The 5 O’clock Shadow: Monday June 29, 2020

The original songwriter died on this day in 1979 after playing a show at Lisner Auditorium.

The Shadow artist’s career began in the 60’s with a band named Vinegar Joe but he achieved an incredible amount of success in the 80’s MTV era with a few hit singles which were accompanied by oft-imitated music videos.

The Shadow artist was backed by The Meters and the original singer/songwriter on his 1974 version.