Sly & the Family Stone
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1967
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Sly & the Family Stone

Sly & the Family Stone Biography (Wikipedia)

Sly and the Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco. Active from 1966 to 1983, it was pivotal in the development of funk, soul, rock, and psychedelic music. Its core line-up was led by singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sly Stone, and included Stone's brother and singer/guitarist Freddie Stone, sister and singer/keyboardist Rose Stone, trumpeter Cynthia Robinson, drummer Greg Errico, saxophonist Jerry Martini, and bassist Larry Graham. It was the first major American rock group to have a racially integrated, male and female lineup.

Formed in 1966, the group's music synthesized a variety of disparate musical genres to help pioneer the emerging "psychedelic soul" sound. They released a series of Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 hits such as "Dance to the Music" (1968), "Everyday People" (1968), and "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" (1969), as well as critically acclaimed albums such as Stand! (1969), which combined pop sensibility with social commentary. In the 1970s, it transitioned into a darker and less commercial funk sound on releases such as There's a Riot Goin' On (1971) and Fresh (1973), proving as influential as their early work. By 1975, drug problems and interpersonal clashes led to dissolution, though Sly continued to record and tour with a new rotating lineup under the name "Sly and the Family Stone" until drug problems forced his effective retirement in 1987.

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I Want To Take You Higher
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Dance To The Music
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Dance To The Music
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Family Affair (Glastonbury 2015)
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Family Affair (Glastonbury 2015)
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Everyday People
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Everyday People
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Family Affair
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Family Affair
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LIFE
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LIFE
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Sing A Simple Song
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Sing A Simple Song
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Everyday People (Glastonbury 2015)
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Thank You For Talkin' To Me, Africa
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Thank You For Talkin' To Me, Africa
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If You Want Me To Stay
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If You Want Me To Stay
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Remember Who You Are
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Remember Who You Are
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Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again)
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Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again)
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I Get High On You
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I Get High On You
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Stand!
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Stand!
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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Glastonbury: 2015

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