The Sylvers

The Sylvers were American soul-funk family act from Memphis, formed in 1971. The group released two albums on Pride in 1972/73, followed by a third release on MGM, a trio of titles on Capitol, and a further pair of longplayers on Casablanca between 1974 and 1979. Two subsequent titles appeared on Solar and Geffen during the early 1980s.

Members: James Jonathan Sylvers (vocals, keyboards), Leon Sylvers (vocals, bass, 1971-78), Olympia-Ann Sylvers (vocals, 1971-77), Charmaine Elaine Sylvers (vocals, 1971-76, 1984-85), Joseph Richard ‘Ricky’ Sylvers (vocals, guitar, 1972-85), Edmund Sylvers (vocals, percussion, 1972-81), Angela ‘Angie’ Sylvers (vocals, 1975-85), Patricia ‘Pat’ Lynn Sylvers (vocals, keyboards, 1975-85), Foster Sylvers (vocals, bass, 1975-85)

Discography:

  • The Sylvers (1972)
  • The Sylvers II (1973)
  • The Sylvers III (1974)
  • Showcase (1975)
  • Something Special (1976)
  • New Horizons (1977)
  • Forever Yours (1978)
  • Disco Fever (1979)
  • Concept (1981)
  • Bizarre (1984)

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