Ray Sawyer, Vocalist With Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show, Dies at 81

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Guitarist and vocalist Ray Sawyer of the rock band Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show has died on the age of 81.

Wearing a black eyepatch, Sawyer was the face of the band as they produced a number of hits within the 1970s.

His agent, Mark Lyman, stated Sawyer died in his sleep Monday in Daytona Beach, Florida, after a quick sickness. Lyman declined to present a explanation for demise Wednesday out of respect for his household’s privateness.

Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show’s hits included “Syl’s Mother,” ″When You’re in Love with a Beautiful Woman,” and “The Cover of ‘Rolling Stone.’”'

Sawyer wore a patch over his proper eye after struggling an damage from a automobile accident as a younger man.

Lyman says Sawyer toured up till two years in the past.