[youtube id=”7uPn9HrQSgA”] Slyvia Striplin, Marva Hicks, Susan Beaubian, Vivian Prince and Denie Corbett were The Eighties Ladies. Roy Ayers and Edwin Birdsong produced their album Ladies Of The Eighties which was recorded with Ayers’ band. The group was an all-woman version of Ayers’ style much like Prince and Vanity 6 and Rick
[youtube]1XgCU4bRzdQ[/youtube] Slyvia Striplin was a vocalist with Norman Connors’ Aquarian Dream band for two albums in 1978 and 1980. She connected with Roy Ayers after leaving Aquarian Dream and recorded with his Eighties Ladies project. The quintet of vocalists included Striplin, Marva Hicks, Susan Beaubian, Vivian Prince and Denie Corbett.