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On The Cover of The Rolling Stone

Okay, here's an obscure musical fact. Jance Garfat, was the bass player for Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show. He met an untimely end in 2007 in a motorcycle accident when he swerved to miss a dead dog in the road way. Today would have been his birthday; he was born in 1944. Dr. Hook, of course, sang the song On The Cover of the Rolling Stone...and guess what? Following the popularity of that song they got their picture on the cover of Rolling Stone...


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They hadn't been on the shelves very long but in that short time they'd developed a considerably close friendship.

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Oddly enough the one thing they never made clear to one another was just what product each of them was.

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