Leon Sylvers III production discography

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The following list catalogs song-writing and production credits for Leon Sylvers III. Sylvers began his career as a member of the group, The Sylvers. His production career took off in 1978 when he became the in house producer for SOLAR Records.

Writer credits[edit]

As writer (not as producer)[edit]

Year Artist Album Track(s) Label
1972 The Sylvers The Sylvers "Wish That I Could Talk to You", "Fools Paradise", "Only One Can Win", "I Know Myself", "Chaos", "So Close", "How Love Hurts" Pride/MGM
1973 The Sylvers The Sylvers II "We Can Make It If We Try", "Through the Love in My Heart", "Handle It", "I'll Never Let You Go", "Cry of a Dreamer", "Stay Away from Me", "I Don't Need to Prove Myself", "Love Me, Love Me Not", "I Remember" Pride/MGM
Foster Sylvers Foster Sylvers "Misdemeanor" Pride/MGM
1974 The Sylvers The Sylvers III "Even This Shall Pass", "Am I Truly Yours" Pride/MGM
1975 The Sylvers Showcase "Free Style", "I Can Be for Real", "Clap Your Hands to the Music", "Ain't Nothin' But a Party" Capitol Records
1976 The Sylvers Something Special "Got to Have You (For My Very Own)", "High School Dance", "That's What Love Is Made Of", "Disco Showdown" Capitol Records
1980 Gene Page featuring Charmaine Sylvers Love Starts After Dark "Love Starts After Dark" Arista Records
1981 Wax Do You Believe in Magic "The Right Time For Us" RCA Records
1983 Real to Reel "Love Me Like This" 12" Single "Taking the Long Way Home" Arista Records
1985 Rockie Robbins Rockie Robbins (1985) "Goodbyes Don't Last Forever", "You Finally Found the One" MCA Records
1986 Howard Hewett I Commit to Love "I Commit to Love" Elektra Records
1987 Lakeside Power "Love I Can Bank On" SOLAR Records
Royalty Rich and Famous "If You've Got the Heart (I've Got the Love)" Warner Bros. Records
1994 Blackstreet Blackstreet "Before I Let You Go" Interscope Records
New Kids on the Block Face the Music "Girls", "Never Let You Go" Columbia Records

Production credits[edit]

Year Artist Album Label Tracks produced
1978 The Sylvers Forever Yours Casablanca Records Entire album
Shalamar Disco Gardens SOLAR Records Entire album
Lakeside Shot of Love SOLAR Records Entire album
1979 Shalamar Big Fun SOLAR Records Entire album
Dynasty Your Piece of the Rock SOLAR Records Entire album
Lakeside Rough Riders SOLAR Records Entire album
1980 Shalamar Three for Love SOLAR Records Entire album
Dynasty Adventures in the Land of Music SOLAR Records Entire album
7th Wonder Thunder Chocolate City Records "The Tilt"
Midnight Star The Beginning SOLAR Records "Make It Last"
Carrie Lucas Portrait of Carrie SOLAR Records "It's Not What You Got (It's How You Use It)", "Career Girl", "Fashion"
1981 Shalamar Go for It SOLAR Records Entire album
The Sylvers Concept SOLAR Records Entire album
Dynasty The Second Adventure SOLAR Records Entire album
The Whispers Love Is Where You Find It SOLAR Records "In the Raw", "Turn Me Out", "Cruisin' In", "Emergency"
Midnight Star Standing Together SOLAR Records Entire album
1982 Shalamar Friends SOLAR Records Entire album
Dynasty Right Back at Cha! SOLAR Records Entire album except for "The Only One"
1983 Shalamar The Look SOLAR Records Entire album
The Whispers Love for Love SOLAR Records "Tonight", "Keep On Lovin' Me", "Keep Your Love Around"
Evelyn "Champagne" King Face to Face RCA Records "Action", "Shake Down", "Tell Me Something Good", "Makin' Me So Proud", "Givin' You My Love (What Cha Gonna Do With It)"
Tavares Words and Music RCA Records "Ten to One"
Real to Reel "Love Me Like This" 12" Single Arista Records "Love Me Like This"
1984 The Whispers So Good SOLAR Records "Sweet Sensation", "On Impact", "So Good"
The Brothers Johnson Out of Control A&M Records Entire album
The Spinners Cross Fire Atlantic Records "Keep On Keepin' On", "Not Just Another Lover," "Love Is in Season", "Secrets"
Krystol Gettin' Ready Epic Records Entire album except for two tracks
Glenn Jones Finesse RCA Records "Finesse", "It Hurts Too Much", "Meet Me Halfway There", "Bring Back Your Love", "On the Floor"
1985 Gladys Knight & the Pips Life Columbia Records "Keep Givin' Me Love", "Just Let Me Love You", "Forever", "Do You Wanna Have Some Fun"
Krystol Talk of the Town Epic Records "Love Is Like an Itchin' in My Heart", "The Things That Men Do", "C'est La Vie", "Shattered Glass", "Talk of the Town", "Hard to Believe", "I Want a Man Who Can Dance"
Lushus Daim & the Pretty Vain More Than You Can Handle Motown Records "More Than You Can Handle", "The One You Love", "The Rhythm of Love", "Flex, "Pretty Poison", "For You"
1986 Dynasty Daydreamin' SOLAR Records Entire album
Stacy Lattisaw Take Me All the Way Motown Records "You Ain’t Leavin’"
1987 The Whispers Just Gets Better with Time SOLAR Records "Special F/X", "No Pain, No Gain"
1988 Five Star Rock the World RCA Records "Another Weekend", "Rock My World", "Are You Really the One", "Let Me Be Yours", "Free Time", "Rescue Me"
Evelyn "Champagne" King Flirt Manhattan Records "Flirt", "Hold On to What You've Got", "Before the Date"
1989 Living in a Box Gatecrashing Chrysalis Records "Mistaken Identity"
1990 Smokey Robinson Love, Smokey Motown Records "Unless You Do It Again"
Howard Hewett Howard Hewett Elektra Entertainment "I Do", "The More I Get (The More I Want)"
1994 Blackstreet Blackstreet Interscope Records "Givin' You All My Lovin'", "Before I Let You Go"
1997 Big Bub Timeless Kedar Records "Everybody"
2000 Guy Guy III MCA Records "Love Online"
2009 N'dambi Pink Elephant Stax Records Entire album

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