Ray Sawyer Biography – Ray Sawyer Wiki
Ray Sawyer was an American singer and vocalist with the rock band, Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show. He was born on February 1, 1937 in Chickasaw, Alabama, United States.
Sawyer lost his right eye in 1967 in an automobile accident. He said following the “I must have played all the clubs from Houston to Charleston until I decided I was going insane from too much beans and music, and I gave it up. I saw a John Wayne movie and proceeded to Portland, Oregon, to be a logger complete with plaid shirt, caulk boots, and pike pole. On the way my car slipped on the road and the accident left me with the eye patch I now wear. When I recovered I ran straight back to the beans and music and vowed, ‘here I’ll stay’.” In 1969, he joined Dr Hook.
Sawyer appeared on a string of hits in the ’70s and ’80s, including “Sylvia’s Mother,” “A Little Bit More,” “Only Sixteen,” “Walk Right In,””Sharing the Night Together,” “When You’re in Love with a Beautiful Woman,” “Better Love Next Time” and “Sexy Eyes.”
Sawyer left the band in 1981 to pursue a solo career, but went on to spend much of his later career touring with a spin-off group named Dr Hook featuring Ray Sawyer. Sawyer retired in 2015.
Ray Sawyer Age
He was born on February 1, 1937 in Chickasaw, Alabama, United States. He died on December 31, 2018 aged 81.
Ray Sawyer Wife
His wife is named Linda Sawyer. He married his wife in 1969.
Ray Sawyer Family
His son became a musician as well. He was the uncle of the vocalist of Wild Fire, Zack Sawyer.
Ray Sawyer Death
According to his publicist, he died on December 31, 2018 aged 81 in Daytona Beach, Florida. His wife Linda said Sawyer died “peacefully in his sleep”, adding that her “heart is broken.”
Ray Sawyer Cause of Death
Ray Sawyer’s cause of death has not yet been revelead. He suffered a brief illness which he did not recover from.
Ray Sawyer Net Worth
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Ray Sawyer Daughter – Ray Sawyer Daughter Death
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Ray Sawyer Songs
- Sharing The Night Together
- When You’re in Love with a Beautiful Woman
- Sylvia’s Mother
- Sexy Eyes
- Cover of the Rolling Stone
- Only Sixteen
- I Got Stoned and I Missed It
- Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk
- Storms Never Last
- Everybody’s Makin’ It Big But Me
- Queen of the Silver Dollar
- Walk Right In
- Penecillin Penny
- Freakin’ at the Freaker’s Ball
- Better Love Next Time
- I Don’t Want to Be Alone Tonight
- More Like the Movies
- A Couple More Years
- You Make My Pants Want To Get Up And Dance
- Carry Me, Carrie
- Get My Rocks Off
- Sweetest of All
- Years From Now
- Acapulco Goldie
- All The Time In The World
- The Wonderful Soup Stone
- Girls Can Get It
- Daddy’s Little Girl
- I Can’t Touch the Sun
- Sing Me a Rainbow
- The Ballad of Lucy Jordan