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Sylvia Robinson

Sylvia Robinson

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Singles: 'Pillow Talk', Sylvia (Sylvia Robinson & Michael Burton) Vibration 521 (All Platinum)

Profile and Interview by Paul Gambaccini, Rolling Stone, 21 June 1973

"EVERY DAY for the past 16 years somebody has asked me how I call my lover boy," Sylvia Robinson marveled, referring to the public's memory ...

Sylvia Robinson: Not So Much A Debut For Sylvia

Interview by Phil Symes, Disc, 30 June 1973

ONCE IN A while a record comes along that nothing will stop being a hit. Not even the fact that radio producers are frightened of ...

All Platinum Records: Behind The Scenes With Joe Robinson

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 31 August 1973

JOE ROBINSON is President of All Platinum Records, a complex of record companies that embraces Stang, Vibration, Horoscope, Turbo and All Platinum labels. ...

Sexy Soul: Another Big One for Sylvia!

Interview by Tony Cummings, Black Music, May 1974

She had a big hit with the sexy 'Pillow Talk' and she's doing it again with 'Sweet Stuff'. Sylvia purrs to a heavy-breathing Tony Cummings... ...

All Platinum Records: A Few Moments With Shirley & Company

Interview by Robin Katz, Sounds, 5 April 1975

If 'All Platinum' appears an ambitious name for a record label, consider the fact that their first two UK releases, Shirley and Company's 'Shame Shame ...

The All Platinum Sound

Overview by Tony Cummings, Black Music, May 1975

Moments, Whatnauts, Shirley And Company, Sylvia... the chartbusting music they're calling the "New Jersey Sound" comes from just one source: All Platinum Records. Tony Cummings ...

All Platinum Records: My Wife, The President…

Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 4 October 1975

IT'S NICE AND cool and dark in the back room of the bar, and you can sit in your booth and nurse a beer and ...

Sugar Hill Records: Here's To You, Mrs Robinson

Retrospective by Angus Batey, Mojo Collections, Winter 2001

She took Motown as her blueprint and signed the first all-female rap group. But, as Angus Batey discovers, Sylvia Robinson and the Sugarhill mob spent ...

see also Mickey & Sylvia


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