Mickey & Sylvia

Mickey & Sylvia

Mickey & Sylvia

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Top Songs

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Love Is Strange
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Lover Boy
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No Good Lover
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Dearest
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Since I fell For You

Albums

  • New Sounds

    Feb 2015 • 12 songs

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Mickey & Sylvia

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Although this duo is primarily remembered as a one-hit act -- for "Love Is Strange," which reached number 11 in 1957 -- they actually recorded quite a few exciting hybrids of R&B and rock & roll in the mid- and late '50s. Playing on countless '50s sessions for various labels (especially Atlantic and OKeh), Mickey Baker was one of the greatest guitar players of early rock & roll. With his partner (and former guitar student) Sylvia Robinson, he got to stretch out a bit from his usual role, with some trailblazing, piercing, lean, and bluesy leads. Vocally, Mickey & Sylvia had an ...
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