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Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show

Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show

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Woodstock Remembered: KGB stages a rock festival

Report by Steven Rosen, Los Angeles Free Press, November 1972

SUNDAY’S KGB "Charity Ball" was important for one reason: the concert proved that people in large numbers can still come together for an event and ...

Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show: Bitter End, New York NY

Live Review by Dan Nooger, The Village Voice, 25 January 1973

DR. HOOK and the Medicine Show celebrated the release of their second album, Sloppy Seconds (Columbia), with a party in the Bitter End last Thursday, ...

Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show At The Troubadour

Live Review by 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 ...

Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show: Sloppy Seconds (CBS)

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 17 February 1973

NOW DON'T get me wrong. I ain't no weenybop, but I have to admit that I really dig this Dr. Hook album here. Hell, I ...

The Funny Side of Dr Hook

Profile and Interview by Danny Holloway, New Musical Express, 17 March 1973

DR. HOOK were unexpectedly thrust to popularity via their international hit 'Sylvia's Mother' last summer. The strange thing is, people were buying the song and ...

Dr. Hook: Sloppy Seconds

Review by Charlie Gillett, Rolling Stone, 29 March 1973

IF YOU LOOK at the pictures and read the stories, you’ll have guessed that Dr. Hook is a bunch of lascivious layabouts dedicated to carrying ...

Dr Hook: Sylvia's Mother Meets Durty Cindy Lou…

Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 14 July 1973

WE ALL KNOW the famous American rock venues, don't we? We've all heard of the Forum in L.A., the Academy of Music and Madison Square ...

Mott The Hoople/The New York Dolls/Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show: Live in Masillon, Ohio

Live Review by Lester Bangs, Phonograph Record, November 1973

I'VE SEEN WORSE towns than Masillon but not many. Gila Bend, Arizona is worse by dint of being the asshole of the world, and I ...

Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show: Belly Up (Columbia)

Review by Jim Esposito, Zoo World, 6 December 1973

WILL SUCCESS spoil Dr. Hook? Or will Dr. Hook spoil success? Such is the saga of the madcap Medicine Show – a study in reverse ...

Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show: Hook, Line And Sinker

Profile and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 16 March 1974

"HEY MAN, that was really great. They really hated us out there. There was a guy at the front who kept shouting 'you suck' all ...

Dr Hook and The Medicine Show: The Fly-paper Monkey Mafia

Interview by Andy Childs, ZigZag, May 1974

I MUST ADMIT that a couple of months ago the thought of attempting an interview and article on Dr Hook and The Medicine Show was ...

Dr Hook: Bankrupt

Review by Andy Childs, ZigZag, July 1975

IT WAS OUR man at the layout board, Edward Barker, who recently posed the question to me that he in turn had heard elsewhere. It ...

Dr Hook: A Little Bit More

Review by Andy Childs, ZigZag, June 1976

ANOTHER DR. HOOK extravaganza. Another album full of stoned, croaking vocals, infectious giggling, and jokes about dope and sex, right? Wrong. If this new record ...

Dr Hook: Act Naturally

Interview by Mick Brown, Street Life, 12 June 1976

THE REPORTERS from the provincial press had gathered in the room where the press conference was to be held and were guzzling record- company wine, ...

Dr Hook bare their souls

Interview by Rosalind Russell, Record Mirror, 24 September 1977

And Rosalind Russell closes her eyes ...

Ray Sawyer: Hooked On Country And R&B

Interview by Martin Hawkins, Melody Maker, 2 February 1980

RAY SAWYER isn't Dr Hook, but he does have an eye patch – a real one – and a pirate persona. He also had an ...

Dr. Hook

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, 'Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music', 2001

Ray Sawyer, b. 1 February 1937, Chickasaw, Alabama, USA; Dennis Locorriere, b. 13 June 1949, Union City, New Jersey; William Francis, b. 16 January 1942, ...


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