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Mickey And Sylvia Biography
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.