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That Time Sly Stone Got Married at Madison Square Garden – Excerpt At Rolling Stone

Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) book cover memoir by Sly Stone

Rolling Stone has published an exclusive excerpt from Sly Stone’s upcoming memoir, Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin), to be released October 17.

I was sitting on a couch, watching TV and thinking on my situation with Kathy and Sylvester Jr. Getting married still seemed like the thing to do, and more and more it seemed like the thing to do soon. I called Steve Paley.

He answered and I proposed — not to him, but I proposed the plan. “A wedding?” he said. The idea filled the line. “Where are you thinking of doing it?” I said Hawaii, where Kathy was from. Then I said New York. I liked the city. I liked walking around. I loved sushi. I had my place at the Century. Either me or Steve said that it should happen at Madison Square Garden and the other one laughed. But the seed had been planted.

Read more at Rolling Stone.