Mickey Baker's Complete Course in Jazz Guitar: Book 1 (Ashley Publications)

Mickey Baker's Complete Course in Jazz Guitar: Book 1 (Ashley Publications)

Ashley Mark Mickey Baker's Complete Course in Jazz Guitar 1 Book

Ashley Mark Mickey Baker's Complete Course in Jazz Guitar 1 Book

The original Mickey and Sylvia version of #loveisstrange, most famously featured in Dirty Dancing and Terrence Malick's Badlands

The original Mickey and Sylvia version of #loveisstrange, most famously featured in Dirty Dancing and Terrence Malick's Badlands

Mickey Baker, one half of the hit-making duo Mickey and Sylvia in the late '50s and an influential guitarist whose work can be heard on hundreds of records, has died at his home near Toulouse, France.    He was 87.    NPR's Tom Cole reminds us that Mickey and Sylvia cracked the Top 20 in 1957 with a rule "Love Is Strange." But he was much more than a one-hit wonder, Tom says. Baker "added instrumental spice to records by The Coasters, Ruth Brown, Ray Charles" and others.

Mickey Baker, Guitarist Whose Riffs Echo Today, Dies at 87

Mickey Baker, one half of the hit-making duo Mickey and Sylvia in the late '50s and an influential guitarist whose work can be heard on hundreds of records, has died at his home near Toulouse, France. He was 87. NPR's Tom Cole reminds us that Mickey and Sylvia cracked the Top 20 in 1957 with a rule "Love Is Strange." But he was much more than a one-hit wonder, Tom says. Baker "added instrumental spice to records by The Coasters, Ruth Brown, Ray Charles" and others.

MICKEY BAKER The Wildest Guitar LP 1959 Atlantic SD-8035 GREEN LABEL  #RhythmBlues

MICKEY BAKER The Wildest Guitar LP 1959 Atlantic SD-8035 GREEN LABEL #RhythmBlues

Mickey Baker - Jazz Rock Guitar

Mickey baker - jazz rock guitar

"Shadadabah" by Mickey Baker Alex Sanders was added to my Tristans - Liked from Radio playlist on Spotify

Mickey Baker - Rock With a Sock

Mickey Baker - Rock With a Sock

Mickey & Sylvia - Love Is Strange (Rare 'Mono-to-Stereo' Mix

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