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Dr. Feelgood

Formed 1971.

British group

Dr. Feelgood

Biography

Dr. Feelgood are a British pub rock band formed in 1971. The band's name derives from a slang term for heroin or for a doctor who is willing to overprescribe drugs. It is also a reference to a 1962 record by the American blues pianist and singer Willie Perryman (also known as "Piano Red") called "Dr. Feel-Good", which Perryman recorded under the name of Dr. Feelgood & The Interns. The song was covered by several British beat groups in the 1960s, including Johnny Kidd & The Pirates.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of All Through the City (With Wilko 1974-1977)

    All Through the City (With Wilko 1974-1977) 2012

    Reviewed by David Quantick
    A great collection from the ever-invigorating Canvey Island rock crew.
  2. Review of Oil City Confidential

    Oil City Confidential 2010

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    A worthy addition to an already vast catalogue.
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