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Sawyer, Ray

LC control no.n 92087054
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Personal name headingSawyer, Ray
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Birth date1937-02-01
Death date2018-12-31
Place of birthChickasaw (Ala.)
Place of deathDaytona Beach (Fla.)
Field of activityCountry rock music
AffiliationDr. Hook (Musical group)
Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (Musical group)
Profession or occupationSingers Rock musicians
Found inHis Ray Sawyer [SR] p1977: label (Ray Sawyer)
New York times WWW site, viewed Jan. 3, 2019 (in obituary published Jan. 2: Ray Sawyer; b. Feb. 1, 1937, Chickasaw, Ala.; d. Monday [Dec. 31, 2018], Daytona, Fla., aged 81; cut a distinctive figure as a member of the band Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show thanks to his flamboyant style and attention-drawing eye patch; sang lead on one of the group's best-known songs, The cover of Rolling stone; Sawyer and the band rose to prominence in the early 1970s with a country-rock sound that later became more lush and occasionally even displayed a disco influence)
Associated languageeng