Monday, 31 December 2018

Ray Sawyer, American singer, Died at 81

Ray Sawyer was born on February 1, 1937, Chickasaw, Alabama, United States and died on December 31, 2018.

He was an American singer.

He was best known as a vocalist with the 1970s rock band, Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show.

In spite of the fact that principally a sponsorship vocalist and incidental percussionist on congas or maracas, he sang lead on their hit melody "The Cover of Rolling Stone" and was a conspicuous nearness in the band because of the eyepatch and cowhand cap he wore.

Ray Sawyer was also the uncle of the vocalist of Wild Fire, Zack Sawyer.

Sawyer lost his right eye in a 1967 automobile accident.

Ray Sawyer passed away at 81 years old.

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