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Sylvester: Stardom as Lifestyle

Profile by Richard Cromelin, Music World, April 1973

Of course, there's nothing more ancient or honorable than the old shamanistic transvestite that we see running up and down Greenwich Avenue. There's something very ...

Sylvester and the Hot Band: Bazaar (Blue Thumb)

Review by Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, December 1973

WHEN SYLVESTER'S first album came out, his supporters' only defense was to say, "Well, he's a great live act." Now, in his second one, he's ...

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Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, December 1977

How an ex-Cockette named Ruby Blue became Sylvester... ...

Sylvester: The Second Step

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, August 1978

The man himself talks to John Abbey about his second Fantasy album, his attitudes, and his aims for the future. Another B&S exclusive... ...

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Interview by Davitt Sigerson, Sounds, August 1978

WEBSTER’S gives "Excessive, extravagant; Fanciful, fantastic; violent, unrestrained" as definitions of ‘outrageous’. ...

Sylvester: Step Three

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, March 1979

The man triumphed in both Disco sections of the annual B&S Poll but, surprisingly, tells us that his next album might actually be his last ...

Sylvester: Stars (Fantasy, U.S. import)

Review by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, April 1979

AS A POP 45, Sylvester's symphonic recasting of 'I (Who Have Nothing)' has been a slow starter. Even coming off the massive crossover success of ...

Sylvester: No Business Like Show Business

Essay by Simon Frith, Melody Maker, 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 ...

Sylvester: The Living Proof Of Disco's Heat

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, November 1979

'MIGHTY REAL' was, of course, one of Sylvester's biggest hits – his biggest in Europe, in fact. However, it is more than just the title ...

Sylvester: Woofers And Tweeters

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, September 1982

HAD I BEEN expecting some shimmering trans-sexual diva to sweep into the room like a hostess into her salon, the rotund, maternal figure who welcomed ...

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Interview by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, December 1984

NOT EVEN the New York cool that infests a group like The Force MD's can prevent the obvious excitement that sweeps through them as Sylvester ...

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