Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show At The Troubadour

David Rensin, Music World, February 1973

A LONG TIME ago, when I first heard 'Sylvia's Mother', a song and image Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show would just as soon one let become a memory, I turned the radio off. I even switched stations when their commercials came on – instant and total rejection. Though I can't remember what prompted those action, to see Dr. Hook.

Total word count of piece: 429


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.