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EMI's Best of Dr. Hook offers up a solid mix of pre- and post-Shel Silverstein-era material that does a nice job in illuminating the band's two very distinct eras. At 18 songs, it falls short of more expansive career overviews like 2012's All the Best, but it's stocked with all of the group's most notable hits, including "Sylvia's Mother," "When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman," "A Little Bit More," and "The Cover of the Rolling Stone," making it a good bet for the casual fan.

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The best of Dr Hook

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Formed: 1968 in New Jersey

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s

Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show's sardonic, country-flavored pop/rock made them one of the most fondly remembered acts of AM pop radio's heyday in the '70s. Although the band had a reputation as a mouthpiece for humorist Shel Silverstein, who supplied several of their biggest hits (including "The Cover of Rolling Stone"), they didn't rely exclusively on his material by any means. And, during their peak years, they were just as famed for their crazed stage antics, which ranged from surreal banter to...
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