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Sly & The Family Stone – Best Of

Release date: 24/09/2021
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Sly & The Family Stone

Best Of

The Best Of Sly and The Family Stone is a limited edition of 2000 numbered copies.

FORMATS

2LP (Limited Edition Transaprent Pink Vinyl)

GENRE

R&B
Release date: 24/09/2021
SKU: MOVLP125C Category: Tag:

Along with James Brown and Parliament-Funkadelic, Sly & the Family Stone virtually invented 1970’s funk. Their fusion of R&B rhythms, infectious melodies, and psychedelia created a new pop/soul/rock hybrid. The impact of Sly’s music has proven widespread and long-lasting. For instance, Motown producer Norman Whitfield patterned the label’s forays into harder- driving, socially relevant material (such as The Temptations’ “Runaway Child” and “Ball of Confusion”) based on their sound.

The pioneering Stone had a major influence in the 1980’s on artists such as Prince and Rick James. Legions of artists from the 1990’s forward – including Public Enemy, Fatboy Slim, Arrested Devellopment, Beck and many others – mined Stone’s back catalog for samples.

For those not familiar with Sly this 2LP set is a great introduction and an invitation to dig deeper into Sly & The Family Stone’s catalogue. This 20 track compilation covers all the hits & fan favourites from the 1968-1974 period.

The Best Of Sly and The Family Stone is a limited edition of 2000 numbered copies.

Format – Limited Edition Transparent Pink Coloured Vinyl 2LP

TRACKLISTING (IF AVAILABLE)

SIDE A
1. Dance To The Music
2. I Want To Take You Higher
3. Family Affair
4. Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
5. I Get High On You

SIDE B
1. Stand!
2. M’Lady
3. Skin I’m In
4. Everyday People
5. Sing A Simple Song

SIDE C
1. Hot Fun In The Summertime
2. Don’t Call Me Nigger, Whitey
3. Brave & Strong
4. Life
5. Everybody Is A Star

SIDE D
1. If You Want Me To Stay
2. (You Caught Me) Smilin’
3. Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)
4. Runnin’ Away
5. Family Affair (Remix)

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