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Sylvester James (September 6, 1944 in Los Angeles, California – December 16, 1988 in San Francisco, California) was an American disco and soul musician, and a gay drag performer. Known for singing in falsetto (and occasionally a rich baritone voice), he is also considered one of the first Hi-NRG artists. His grandmother was the jazz singer Julia Morgan. He performed under his first name only, Sylvester.

Living in San Francisco in the 1960s, he performed in a musical production called Women… read more

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  • Probably my favorite disco artist, up there with Donna Summer.
  • Now THIS man is a legend. Much respect. [3]
  • I Need Somebody To Love Tonight is one of the hottest songs ever
  • Sylvester is Hot, Very Hot, So Good Music!!!!!!!! [3]
  • Sylvester is Hot, Very Hot, So Good Music!!!!!!!! [2]
  • Sylvester is Hot, Very Hot, So Good Music!!!!!!!!
  • Sylvester is the man!! New awesome remix recently made by the great Ralphi Rosario https://soundcloud.com/fantasylabelgroup/you-make-me-feel-mighty-real#play Also there's a new website with everything sylvester related! http://officialsylvester.com/ https://www.facebook.com/officialsylvester?fref=ts
  • You Make Me Feel ♥
  • Disco GOD!
  • My Idol.

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