Song of the day: Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show- Sylvia’s Mother

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In 1971, Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show made their debut with a real story. The writer of the song, Shel Silverstein, had a real phonecall with the mother of Sylvia, who told him that she was going to marry a Mexican bullfighter. Earlier on, he was writing poems, stories and he also wrote A Boy Named Sue (we will see that song in just a couple of days…). It was a big hit, number 2 in the UK and number 5 in the US. Enjoy

Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show- Sylvia’s Mother

Posted on July 24, 2015, in 1970-1979, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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