• The Hi-Fidelities
    (L to R) Huey Davis, Sylvester Potts, Juanita Davis and Tony York

    The Hi-Fidelities (Detroit, Mi.)


    Personnel :

    Huey Davis

    Sylvester Potts

    Juanita Davis

    Tony York

    Discography :

    The Hi-Fidelities
    1957 - Street Of Loneliness / Help, Murder, Police (Hi-Q 5000 )

    Gino Parks & The Hi-Fidelities
    1957- Last Night I Cried / Just Go (Gino Parks)  (Fortune 528)

    Biography :

    Sylvester Potts was a singer and composer as well as an off and on member of The Contours and a one time member of The Four Sonics. Songs that he has either composed or co-composed have been recorded by The Contours, Mamie Galore, Jimmy Ruffin and The Temptations.Sylvester Potts was on January 22, 1938 and attended North Eastern High, the same school where Martha Reeves, Mary Wilson, and Bobby Rogers were educated at. Due to his love of the music and the excitement he got from it once said he wanted to die on stage.

    The Hi-Fidelities    The Hi-Fidelities
    Gino Parks                                                                                                                 

    In the late 1950s, Sylvester Potts was a member of a group called The Hi-Fidelities who's line up consisted of Huey Davis, Potts, Juanita Davis and Tony York. They released two singles, "Street Of Loneliness" b/w Pott's own composition, "Help Murder Police" on Hi-Q 5000 in 1957 and backed  Gino Parks "Last Night I Cried"  on Fortune 528 in 1958. In 1959 late 1950s, Billy Gordon, Billy Hoggs, Joe Billingslea, Potts and Hubert Johnson formed The Blenders in 1959. They would later rename themselves as The Contours.

    Songs :

    The Hi-Fidelities

    Street Of Loneliness               Help, Murder, Police


    Gino Parks & The Hi-Fidelities

    Last Night I Cried





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