The Sylvers II

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The Sylvers II
Sylvers 2 cover.jpg
Studio album by The Sylvers
Released September 3, 1973
Recorded 1973
Genre Soul Funk
Label Pride/MGM
Producer Keg Johnson, Jerry Peters
The Sylvers chronology
The Sylvers
(1972)
The Sylvers II
(1973)
The Sylvers III
(1974)

The Sylvers II is the second album by the Los Angeles, California-based R&B group The Sylvers. Released in 1973, it was produced by Keg Johnson and Jerry Peters. It was their final album for Pride Records before being moved over to Pride's parent label MGM Records for the release of 1974's The Sylvers III.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "We Can Make It If We Try" – 2:40
  2. "Through the Love in My Heart" – 3:18
  3. "Handle It" – 2:40
  4. "I'll Never Let You Go" – 4:30
  5. "Cry of a Dreamer" – 4:36
  6. "Stay Away from Me" – 3:43
  7. "I Don't Need to Prove Myself" – 3:33
  8. "Let It Be Me" (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë) – 5:00
  9. "Love Me, Love Me Not" – 3:49
  10. "I Remember" – 3:20
  11. "Yesterday" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 2:25

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position
1973 U.S. Album Chart 164
1973 Top R&B/Black Albums 37

Single[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1973 "Stay Away From Me" Billboard Hot 100 89
1973 "Stay Away from Me" Hot Soul Singles 33
1974 "Through the Love in My Heart" Hot Soul Singles 50

Personnel[edit]

  • Keg Johnson - producer
  • Jerry Peters - producer, string and horn arrangements, rhythm track arrangements
  • Michael Viner - executive producer
  • David Crawford - string and horn arrangements
  • Harvey Mason - percussion arrangements
  • Jim Shifflett - recording engineer, mixing
  • Saul Saget - art direction
  • Ron Rafanelli - photography, design

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Music, All. The Sylvers: The Sylvers II > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  2. ^ The Sylvers - The Sylvers III (LP liner notes). Pride/MGM Records. PRD-0026