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Tuesday, February 18, 2003
  Doctor Robert (Lennon/McCartney) from Revolver

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Written about a New York doctor named Doctor Robert Freymann, a 60-year-old German physician who was famous for prescribing generous amounts of amphetamines to famous people. Freymann once boasted that he could name 100 famous names in 10 minutes of people who used his services. Some books credit Dr. Robert as being Dr. Charles Roberts, but that name was only used as an alias for one of Andy Wahol's actresses to protect another doctor who practiced the same type of medicene. The real Dr. Robert died in 1987 after losing his license in 1968 and removed from the NY State Medical Society in 1975.
 
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