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Dennis Locorriere (born Dennis Michael Locorriere, 13 June 1949, Union City, New Jersey) was the lead vocalist, guitarist of the pop group Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show, later Dr Hook.

Locorriere, as a founding member of Dr Hook, was the recipient of more than sixty gold and platinum albums, gaining #1 chart status in more than 42 different countries. He is also a notable songwriter, his songs having been recorded by Bob Dylan, Crystal Gayle, BJ Thomas, Helen Reddy, Willie Nelson, Southside Johnny and most recently, Jerry Lee Lewis on his 2006 critically acclaimed, historical release 'Last Man Standing'

Locorriere's company retains the rights to the trademark name, Dr Hook, although it is licensed to Ray Sawyer for touring purposes. Locorriere appropriately tours as "The Voice of Dr Hook," it having been his voice that was most prominent on most Dr Hook classics. His solo performances includes songs from his past, as well as newer material from his solo period. Locorriere has released two solo CDs, Out of the Dark and One of the Lucky Ones, a well received 'live' CD set titled Dennis Locorriere - Live in Liverpool as well as a concert DVD of his solo show, Alone With Dennis Locorriere.

Locorriere sang background vocals on the album "Always and Forever" by Randy Travis (released October 25, 1990).[1]

March 2007 saw Locorriere and his band embark on the 'Dennis Locorriere Celebrates Dr Hook Hits and History' tour.

Toured the UK in early 2008, as part of Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings.

Locorriere lives in Sussex, England.

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