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Sly & The Family Stone To Release Live at the Fillmore East October 4th & 5th, 1968

Sly & The Family Stone were one of the most powerful acts in music in 1968. To commemorate this point in their career, the band is planning on releasing a four disc compilation from their two night run at New York City’s Fillmore East in October, 1968. 205 more words

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Pop Soul

In the 60’s Mowtown brings Soul music to mainstream.

Throughout the 70’s, many artists followed the lead. Whilst keeping words raw, their music became more mainstream, forming a genre best known as Soul-Pop. 26 more words

70-80's Music

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

Funk

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

Music

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

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