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MARGO SILVIA

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BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

Full Name: Margo J Lopez

Description: Vocalist, USA

Known For: Member of vocal group “The Tune Weavers”.

Instruments: Voice

Music Styles: Easy Listening

Location: United States of America

Date Born: 6th August 1936
Location Born: Woburn, Massachusets, United States of America

Date Died: 25th October 1991
Location Died: Sandiego, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Heart attack

CONTACT DETAILS
Web Site: Biography by Rovi at Allmusic.com

Other Links: See below:

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BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE

Mago Silvia

An American vocalist and member of vocal group “The Tune Weavers”.

The Tune Weavers were an R & B group from Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

The lead singer of the group who formed in the fifties as “The Tune Weavers”.

They charted with the self penned “Happy, Happy Birthday Baby”.

One of the best recordings of the doo wop period was “Happy, Happy Birthday Baby” which was written by Margo Sylvia & Gilbert Lopez, members of The Tune Weavers, who recorded it in March 1957.

Originally released by Casa Grande Records, it was unsuccessful until Chess Records bought the distribution rights and released it on its Checker subsidiary label. The single reached number four on the R&B chart and number five on the Billboard Hot 100. The lead vocal was performed by Margo Sylvia with back up by Margo’s husband John Sylvia, her brother Gilbert J. Lopez, and cousin Charlotte Davis.

Members include.

Margo Sylvia – lead b. 4th April 1936, d. 25th October 1991)
Johnny Sylvia – her husband and bass b. 8th September 1935)
Gilbert J. Lopez – her brother and tenor b. 4th July 1934)
Charlotte Davis – b. 12th November 1936)

Margo Sylvia died in 1991..

Further information can be obtained at the web sites listed on the Links button above

WORKS

A Side/B Side of Records
Label/Cat. No.
Date

Happy. Happy Birthday Baby/Old Man River
CasaG 4037
1957

I Remember Dear/Pamela Jean
CasaG 4038
1957

Happy. Happy Birthday Baby/OI’ Man River
Checker 872
1957

Happy, Happy Birthday Baby/Yo Yo Walk
Checker 872
1957

OI’ Man River / Tough Enough
Checker 880
1957

I’m Cold / There Stands My Love
CasaG 4040
1958

Little Boy / Look Down/ That Lonesome Road
CasaG 101
1958

My Congratulations Baby/This Cant Be Love
CasaG 3038
1960

Your Skies Of Blue/Congratulations On

Your Wedding …
Chkr 1007
1/62

Margo Sylvia and the Tune Weavers Label/Cat. No.
Date

Come Back To Me/ I’ve Tried
CIsArt 104
1988

Merry, Merry Christmas Baby/

What Are You Doing New Year’s
CIsArt107
1988

Merry, Merry Christmas Baby /

What Are You Doing

New Year’s / You’re My

Christmas Present (Skyliners)
CIsArt 116
1989

LINKS:

  1. ^ Jump up to: a b c Biography by Rovi at Allmusic.com

    . Accessed 25 October 2012

  2. Jump up ^ AP News, Fifties Singer Margo Sylvia Dies At 55, 28 October 1991

    . Accessed 25 October 2012

  3. ^ Jump up to: a b c J.C. Marion, I Remember Dear : The Tune Weavers, 2004

    . Accessed 25 October 2012

  4. Jump up ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 725.
  5. ^ Jump up to: a b The Tune Weavers website

    . Accessed 25 October 2012