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Sylvester: No Business Like Show Business

Simon Frith, Melody Maker, 7 July 1979

ON HIS RECORD sleeves, Sylvester is definitely svelte. A pink shirt and a red rose. Spectacles and a cool look, like Arthur Ashe. My favourite picture has him in a broad-brimmed hat and a leather coat, the epitome of a male model, advertising an exclusive line in the New Yorker and Vogue.

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