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The Sylvers

Sylvers, The

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The Sylvers, The Whispers, The Moments: Apollo Theater

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 22 August 1973

TV's Soul Train Moves to Apollo ...

Smokey Robinson/Mighty Clouds of Joy/Sylvers/Fatback Band: Los Angeles

Live Review by John Swenson, Sounds, 27 March 1976

YOU WON'T find a better textbook example of what's gone wrong with R&B over the past few years. Ticket prices, scaled from $10.00 down, were ...

Rappin' with the Sylvers

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 15 June 1976

WHEN PAT, Angie, Olympia, Edmund, Leon, James, Ricky and Foster (with Charmaine off sick that day) were seated around the table in Capitol's conference room, ...

The Sylvers: Something Special

Review by Lester Bangs, Circus, 31 January 1977

WHAT'S WRONG with disco music? All my friends hate it, so I know there must be something good about it. They say it's inhuman; I've ...

The Sylvers: Something Special (Capitol ST 11580); Tavares: Love Storm (Capitol ST AO-11628)

Review by Joe McEwen, Rolling Stone, 14 July 1977

I KNOW, I know. I'm not supposed to admit liking a record by the Sylvers, much less write about it. Even my girlfriend, who prefers ...

Golden Sylvers Look To The Silver Screen

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 7 November 1978

Edmund Sylvers tells David Nathan about the group's new record affiliation, their aims in the film world and plans for a European tour.   ...


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