Celebrate Black Music Month With Sly & The Family Stone
Celebrating Black Music Month with Sly & The Family Stone. Listen to the song that rocked the stage at “Black Woodstock” on the Summer of Soul soundtrack: https://legacyrecordings.link/SOSAW
Sly & The Family Stone’s ‘Stand!’ Was Released In 1969
In 1969, funk rock music was changed forever. The beloved album Stand! was released! https://slyandthefamilystone.lnk.to/SlyAndTheFamilyStoneStandAW
Sly Stone To Release Memoir, ‘Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)’ October 17
Sly Stone has announced the release of his memoir, Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin), out October 17, 2023. Written with Ben Greenman, who has written memoirs with George Clinton and Brian Wilson among others, Thank You will include a foreword by Questlove. The book was created in collaboration with Sly Stone’s manager Arlene Hirschkowitz.
“For as long as I can remember folks have been asking me to tell my story,” Sly said in a statement. “I wasn’t ready. I had to be in a new frame of mind to become Sylvester Stewart again to tell the true story of Sly Stone. It’s been a wild ride and hopefully my fans enjoy it too.”
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Happy Birthday Sly Stone!
Did you know? Sly became known as Sly in early grade school, the result of a friend misspelling Sylvester.
What song are you playing to celebrate his birthday today? ????