The Sylvers (album)

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The Sylvers
Sylvers cover.jpg
Studio album by The Sylvers
Released February 17, 1972
Recorded 1972
Genre Soul Funk
Length 40:32
Label Pride/MGM
Producer Jerry Butler, Keg Johnson
The Sylvers chronology
The Sylvers
The Sylvers II

The Sylvers is the debut album by the Los Angeles, California-based R&B group The Sylvers.


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Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Released in 1972, it was produced by R&B legends Jerry Butler (of The Impressions) and Keg Johnson.

This album released three singles: "Fool's Paradise", "Wish I Could Talk to You" and "I'll Never Be Ashamed".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wish That I Could Talk to You" – (Leon Sylvers III)
  2. "Fool's Paradise" – (Leon Sylvers III)
  3. "Only One Can Win" – (Leon Sylvers III)
  4. "I'm Truly Happy" – (Jerry Peters)
  5. "Touch Me Jesus" – (B. Holland, L. Doizer, A. Bond)
  6. "I Know Myself" – (Leon Sylvers III)
  7. "Chaos" – (Leon Sylvers III)
  8. "So Close" – (Leon Sylvers III)
  9. "I'll Never Be Ashamed" – (James Sylvers)
  10. "How Love Hurts" – (Leon Sylvers III)