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Richard Elstwit

Elswit was a guitarist and member of "DR HOOK".

Band formed in 1968 in Union City, New Jersey

Elstwit joined the band in 1971

When Elswit was diagnosed with cancer a couple of years later, the band added Bob "Willard" Henke (formerly of Goose Creek Symphony).

Elswit recovered and returned to the lineup, but they kept Henke on as well for a while. Later, when Henke left, they added Rod Smarr.

Dennis Locorriere (vocals)
Ray Sawyer (vocals guitar)
George Cummings [Dr. Hook] (lead and steel guitars)
Billy Francis (keyboards)
Popeye Phillips (drums)
John David [Jay] (drums)
Jance Garfat (bass)
Rik Elswit (lead guitar)
John Wolters (drums)
Bob Henke (guitar)
Rod Smarr (guitar)

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