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Mickey & Sylvia was an R&B duo composed of Mickey "Guitar" Baker and Sylvia Van der Pool Robinson. They were the first big seller for Groove Records.

Mickey "Guitar" Baker was a music instructor, and Sylvia Robinson was one of his pupils. His guitar stylings, especially the insane soloing on "Love Is Strange", inspired a plethora of guitarists, including Sterling Morrison of the Velvet Underground.

Mickey & Sylvia had a hit with "Love Is Strange" in 1957. They continued to… read more

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  • Avatar for Heiko1954
    Ich höre gerne alte Musik [ Oldies ] und habe auch einige CDs davon.
  • Avatar for BJBooth
    We lost another brilliant guitarist last night, lets try to remember his work today.
  • Avatar for BJBooth
    Not many people realize that Mickey was the superb guitarist playing for Louis Jordan in his later band years. Listen to Caldonia from Jordan's Rock and Roll album as an example. Hugely underrated guitarist, like Steve Cropper in my opinion.
  • Avatar for KaliaKnowsBest
    Come 'ere lover boy! I said BAaaAaAAaAAaAABBbbBbBBBBBbbYYyyyyyYYy.
  • Avatar for PThomasAnderson
    Al menos saqué algo bueno de dirty dancing, esta fabulosa canción.
  • Avatar for bretonbanquet
    RIP Sylvia :(
  • Avatar for richardneal
    The black Les Paul & Mary Ford
  • Avatar for Ool-Ya-Koo
    I never did
  • Avatar for Its_bitch
    me too [3]
  • Avatar for hlysht-itsbee
    come 'ere loverboy!

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