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I Hate Me, part 538,530

An older guy came in with a stack of records. He said he used worked in the “industry”, I thought he meant music but when he opened his yap I realized that whatever industry he was in had nothing to do with music. 165 more words

Sly & the Family Stone

“Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)” b/w “Everybody is a Star” (1969) is one of the first mainstream funk singles, reaching the top of the U.S. 15 more words


Creativity, Soul, & Music: Song Number Seven.

Good evening, friends. I skipped a day. Totally didn’t post a song yesterday. Fail. But, maybe it was a nice break for you all? I suppose it could be kind of annoying to see my posts cluttering up your reader every day. 326 more words

Creative Writing

Top Five For... A Baking Sesh.

Welcome to Sunday Sounds.

This week we’re all about baking. You’ve got a bit of spare time and you fancy knocking up some fairy cakes or a loaf of bread. 496 more words


Today's Jam: Sly & the Family Stone, "Family Affair"

Oddly enough, this song wasn’t much of a family affair. The Family Stone were scaled back by the time 1971’s There’s A Riot Goin’ On was released, and Sly himself, along with his wife Rose and keyboardist Billy Preston were the only ones playing on this track, an effective, spare funk number. 97 more words


Justice paid to Sly Stone!

Sly Stone Wins Millions in Family Stone Royalties tmz.com/2015/01/27/sly… via @TMZ fb.me/47J7oWfMl

George Clinton (@george_clinton) January 28, 2015

One of the biggest names in the history of Soul Music, …

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Anatomy of THE Groove 1/09/14 Rique's Pick : "Sing a Simple Song" by The Budos Band

“Sing a Simple Song”, first written and performed by Sly & The Family Stone on their landmark 1968 album “Stand”, is one of the prototypes of funk, a clear cut example of how it is done. 707 more words