Dr. Hook


Birth Place: New Jersey, United States
Died: NULL
Years Active: 1967–1985

Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show was a rock band that came together in Union City, New Jersey in the late 1960s. The founding core of the band consisted of three Southerners who had worked together in a band called The Chocolate Papers, George Cummings, Ray Sawyer and Billy Francis. Cummings, who moved to New Jersey with the plan of forming a new band, brought back Sawyer to rejoin him. They then took on future primary vocalist, Jersey native Dennis Locorriere, at first as a bass player. Francis, who had returned South after The Chocolate Papers broke up, returned to be the new band's keyboardist. Popeye Phillips came on board as the band's drummer, who was later replaced by Joseph Olivier,...

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