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Sly and the Family Stone – Higher 1

Posted by Andy Cahn On February - 7 - 2014

higher-boxEight part series on groundbreaking multi-racial, multi-genre band Sly and the Family Stone kicks off with a rare look at their formative years.  Includes comments from members Cynthia Robinson, Greg Errico, Rose Stone and others about how they joined the band, plus some rare early tracks recorded along the way.  Songs come from the box set Higher! in stores now.

Woodstock part 6

Posted by Andy Cahn On July - 16 - 2009

Sly & the Family Stone singer/keyboardist Rose Stone and bassist Larry Graham conclude their Woodstock memories with their thoughts on hanging out with the other musicians back stage. Their live at Woodstock clips include “Everyday People,” “I Want to Take You Higher” and “Dance to the Music.”

Producer: Joyride Media


In stores now – Woodstock Experience two-disc sets by Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Sly & The Family Stone and Johnny Winter feature their classic 1969 albums plus the first-ever commercial release of their full Woodstock live sets! Each release includes previously unreleased live tracks and collectible packaging. A super-deluxe 10-CD box set is also available.

Woodstock part 5

Posted by Andy Cahn On July - 15 - 2009

Our fifth episode includes the first of two doses of Peace and Music with members of Sly & the Family Stone. Singer/Keyboardist Rose Stone and bassist Larry Graham remember what it was like when they arrived on site and performed late through the next sunrise. Their live at Woodstock clips include “Sing a Simple Song,” “You Can Make it if you Try” and “Love City.”

Producer: Joyride Media


In stores now – Woodstock Experience two-disc sets by Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Sly & The Family Stone and Johnny Winter feature their classic 1969 albums plus the first-ever commercial release of their full Woodstock live sets! Each release includes previously unreleased live tracks and collectible packaging. A super-deluxe 10-CD box set is also available.

Sly & the Family Stone – Chuck D & Isaac Hayes speak

Posted by Legacy Recordings On November - 2 - 2007

The music of Sly and the Family Stone was incredibly funky to begin with, but imagine adding rapper Chuck D, soulman Isaac Hayes and singer D’Angelo to the mix. That’s what happened after producer Steve Jordan re-imagined Sly’s “Sing a Simple Song.” Chuck D and Isaac Hayes talk about Sly’s music and how he impacted the culture and their lives. Click here to listen.

Sly & the Family Stone – John Mayer speaks

Posted by Legacy Recordings On November - 2 - 2007

Even though Sly and the Family Stone were together for a short period of time, their music continues to influence artists of many styles. Pop star John Mayer tells us about he teamed up with legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy to put a serious edge on Sly’s “You Can Make It If You Try.” Click here to listen.

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Sly and the Family Stone (Part 3)

Posted by Podmaster On September - 10 - 2007

Sly Stone

On our third episode, Chuck D, Rose Stone and Joel Selvin discuss the style and musical complexities of SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE. The hit “Thank You For Letting Me By Myself” is also a point of discussion. Ben Fong-Torres hosts.

RECOMMENDED: Sly and the Family Stone Greatest Hits

ONLINE: SLY STONE music

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Sly and the Family Stone (Part 2)

Posted by Podmaster On September - 5 - 2007

Sly Stone

Enjoy the second podcast episode (of three) on SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE. On this program, we focus on the mega-hit record “Dance To The Music” and dive into the look and sound of the band while also touching upon Sly’s free thinking, peace loving, Bay Area roots. You gotta love these grooves – pure magic!
Ben Fong-Torres, Joel Selvin and band members are featured.

RECOMMENDED: Sly and the Family Stone Greatest Hits

ONLINE: SLY STONE music

Producer: Joyride Media

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Sly and the Family Stone (Part 1)

Posted by Podmaster On August - 29 - 2007

Sly Stone

SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE are credited as one of the first racially integrated bands in music history, belting their message of peace, love and social consciousness through a string of hit anthems that fused R&B, soul, funk and rock n roll. On the first of three podcast episodes, Ben Fong-Torres and a host of others tell the remarkable and historical story of Sly and the Family Stone.

RECOMMENDED: Sly and the Family Stone Greatest Hits

ONLINE: SLY STONE music

Producer: Joyride Media

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