Prescott Niles

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Prescott Niles
Born (1954-05-02) May 2, 1954 (age 64)
Genres Rock, power pop, pop rock, new wave
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass guitar
Associated acts The Knack
The Velvert Turner Group
Population 5
Missing Persons

Prescott Niles (born May 2, 1954) is an American rock bassist.[1] He is best known as bassist with The Knack, who had a No. 1 US / No. 6 UK hit with "My Sharona".

Since 2013 he has played bass with Mike Pinera's Classic Rock All-Stars and Missing Persons.


  1. ^ Michaels, Randolph (2005-09-22). Flashbacks to Happiness: Eighties Music Revisited. iUniverse. pp. 339–. ISBN 978-0-595-37007-8. Retrieved 21 May 2011.

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