Silver Convention's 'Fly Robin Fly:' First German Billboard Chart-Topper

By Rebeka Knott
Silver Convention West German disco vocal group Silver Convention perform live on stage circa 1976. The group are, from left: Penny McLean, Ramona Wulf and Linda G. Thompson. Source: (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)

Famous for "Fly Robin Fly," Silver Convention was a groovy girl group of the disco era. The hit dance single became the first song by a German act to go to #1 on the American pop chart. Silver Convention was a group from West Germany and was originally named Silver Bird Convention, sometimes called simply Silver Bird. Members included vocalists, Linda Thompson, Ramona Wulf, and Penny McLean.