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Mickey & Sylvia

Mickey & Sylvia has been played on NTS shows including Diddy Wah, with No Good Lover first played on 2 November 2015.

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 record together until 1965. After…

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No Good Lover
Mickey & Sylvia
Groove1956
No Good Lover
Mickey & SylviaGroove1956
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Love Is Strange
Mickey & Sylvia
RCA Camden1965
Love Is Strange
Mickey & SylviaRCA Camden1965
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Because You (Do It To Me Baby)
Mickey & Sylvia
All Platinum Records Inc.1969
Because You (Do It To Me Baby)
Mickey & SylviaAll Platinum Records Inc.1969
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Dearest
Mickey & Sylvia
Vik1957
Dearest
Mickey & SylviaVik1957
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Love Is Strange
Mickey & Sylvia
RCA1973
Love Is Strange
Mickey & SylviaRCA1973
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