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"Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2017™"To Air On PBS' "Great Performances" Friday, Oct. 13, at 9:00 P.M.

According to the bellereport.com

“Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2017™”

Honoring Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride,

Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone,

And The Velvet Underground To Air… 670 more words

Daily Bread

SLY STONE - High On You (1975)

”The first album attributed to Sly Stone rather than Sly & the Family Stone, High on You didn’t exactly resurrect the troubled artist’s sinking career, but it does remain one of the better straight-up funk albums of the ’70s. 386 more words

Music

Album Oriented 91: The Byrds and Sly & the Family Stone

We begin with Erich’s peerless mastery of Jesus-based musicals. First up: Erich presents the Byrds’ 1968 album Notorious Byrds Brothers. Topics covered include the under-celebrated Roger McGuinn, authenticity, and David Crosby’s pro-threesome song, “Triad,” which is as creepy as it sounds. 70 more words

Album Oriented

733. sing a simple song

In which Sly + the Family Stone remind us that there was once a time in which all of life’s travails could be reconciled by the singing of a… 34 more words

All Vinyl Apocalypse

Dystopian Dance Party presents Jheri Curl June: Jesse Johnson

Every year in the month of June, my blog Dystopian Dance Party throws a month-long celebration of the wet, silky ’80s R&B we like to call Jheri Curl Music: a kind of hazily-defined intersection of post-disco boogie, electro-funk, and the Minneapolis Sound that, like pornography, is unmistakable when you hear it. 1,385 more words

Prince

Single You Out: Rook & Menace - Sly Stone

Here’s something new that I am really loving. The back and forth wordplay between Rook & Menace is not necessarily unique but it was done exceptionally well. 45 more words

Singles

There's a Riot Goin' On

Stagolee goes to Sugar Hill and enters a deep funk, becoming a zombie in the process.  The movie is gone but so is the soundtrack (some of which he recorded in bed), if you know what I mean.   15 more words

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