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Among the more popular family acts on the '70s R&B circuit, Memphis' Sylvers recorded for Pride, MGM, Capitol, Casablanca, and Geffen during their 13-year chart run. No less than nine of the ten brothers and sisters in the family — Olympia, Leon, Charmaine, James, Edmund, Ricky, Angie, Pat, Foster — performed in the group that was viewed as a Southern version of the Jackson 5. Their 1972 Pride single "Fool's Paradise" got things going in the right direction, reaching number 14 on… read more

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  • New Horizon <3
  • i agree they were so underrated they should have been much more popular
  • Brilliant Musical Family and sadly underrated! They have given us alot of great music. Its really hard to get your hands on their early work and 99% is relegated to vinyl. Guys please join in to change that. Please sign this petition thanks http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/thesylvers/
  • Brilliant and sadly underrated. Their music needs more exposure and they need to receive their due props!
  • RIP Edmond
  • Wayyyyyyy underrated
  • Only One Can Win and How Love Hurts are my favs. Then again, those are the only ones I've heard of outside of Boogie Fever so far lol but still, The Sylvers are dope
  • extremely talented family.
  • dang not even 1,000 plays!? travesty...
  • Only one can win is classic in my book.

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