IN THE END, ROCK ‘N ROLL is all about attitude and energy.

Somewhere on his path from Prospect High School to “American Bandstand” and beyond, Jimy Sohns was gifted with an overload of both.

He didn’t just sing songs. He defiantly summoned all of the suggestion of dark siding that a white suburban teen of the 1960s could.

With Van Morrison’s “Gloria,” he told us about his baby. You know, she come around. Adolescent imaginations could fill in the rest.

SOHNS DIED LAST FRIDAY at age 75. Forty years ago, it was even money that he’d make 40.

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