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6 Great Albums Named After Other Great Albums - Pitchfork 24 Jan 2018, 5:26 pm


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6 Great Albums Named After Other Great Albums
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Sly and the Family Stone offered the title of their 1971 masterpiece, There's a Riot Goin' On, as an answer to a question posed by Marvin Gaye just five months earlier. What's Going On, wondered Gaye with his seminal, nine-song concept album about the ...

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Yo La Tengo Announce New Album, Share Four New Songs - Under the Radar Mag 18 Jan 2018, 6:31 pm


Under the Radar Mag

Yo La Tengo Announce New Album, Share Four New Songs
Under the Radar Mag
In 1971, when the nation appeared to be on the brink of violently coming apart, Sly and the Family Stone released There's a Riot Goin' On, an album of dark, brooding energy. Now, under similar circumstances, Yo La Tengo have issued a record with the ...

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Dave Matthews and Trey Anastasio Perform Together at Island Benefit - jambands.com 7 Jan 2018, 3:47 pm


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Dave Matthews and Trey Anastasio Perform Together at Island Benefit
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Last night, at Radio City Music Hall, Trey Anastasio and Dave Matthews shared the stage for four songs marking first time they have performed together since 2007. Their setlist of “Waste,” “The Maker,” “Iko Iko” and Sly Stone's “I Want To Take You ...

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Turning 50: Albums that changed music history - Livemint 5 Jan 2018, 7:21 pm


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Turning 50: Albums that changed music history
Livemint
A multi-racial melting pot of a band, led by an inscrutable visionary, Sly And The Family Stone's music forms the vital link between 1960s RnB and 1970s funk and disco. Fusing psychedelia, soul and fuzzedout guitars, Life is the band's finest album ...

Spotlight on Sausalito: In Harmonia - Pacific Sun 3 Jan 2018, 11:04 pm


Pacific Sun

Spotlight on Sausalito: In Harmonia
Pacific Sun
There was a time when the legendary Sausalito Record Plant hosted stars the caliber of Stevie Wonder and Sly Stone, both of whom recorded some of their harmonious hits in the now-defunct studio. The historic building now offers a different kind of ...

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Sly & The Family Stone - There's a Riot Goin' On - Soundblab 2 Jan 2018, 11:42 pm


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Sly & The Family Stone - There's a Riot Goin' On
Soundblab
When There's A Riot Goin' On came out in late 1971, it caused quite a lot of divisions concerning its qualities, merits, and durability. Contradictions concerning this album continue to this day, even though tides are turning in its favour, not that it ...

Everett Bradley's Holidelic: Rebooty Out Now - Grateful Web 20 Dec 2017, 2:51 am


Everett Bradley's Holidelic: Rebooty Out Now
Grateful Web
Everett Bradley has re-released—re-booted, if you will—his classic 2010 album, with six new tracks. Blending the influences of P-Funk, Sly Stone and other 1970's and '80's funk and soul bands, Holidelic explores the holidays, modern culture and mild ...

Suzanne Moore on Fresh by Sly and the Family Stone: “His growl is pure libido” - New Statesman 18 Dec 2017, 3:21 pm


New Statesman

Suzanne Moore on Fresh by Sly and the Family Stone: “His growl is pure libido”
New Statesman
I love Fresh. I love it for its cover: Sly Stone in the air, flying like a leather sex insect; black against white. The image, by Richard Avedon, is supernatural to me. This, and Lou Reed's Transformer, make me tingle still. I had a boyfriend who ...

A Friend of the Devil: The Glorification of the Outlaw in Song, from Robin Hood to Rap (Backbeat Books), by John Kruth - Shepherd Express 12 Dec 2017, 7:45 pm


A Friend of the Devil: The Glorification of the Outlaw in Song, from Robin Hood to Rap (Backbeat Books), by John Kruth
Shepherd Express
For his latest book, onetime Milwaukeean John Kruth explores the histories and crossroads where music and the outlaw character meet. If Greil Marcus got the ball rolling in his 1975 book Mystery Train (with his premise that Sly Stone was Stagger Lee ...

Michael, Prince and the Pain Behind Being 'Effin Great' (Videos) - Eurweb.com 5 Dec 2017, 12:00 am


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Michael, Prince and the Pain Behind Being 'Effin Great' (Videos)
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"No one ever talks about it. We don't want you to know we're in pain. You guys don't need to know!"--Sheila E. Apple NewsEntertainmentMusicOther NewsThisNThatVideo3 Comments328 views. *(UPDATED)In their 1969 hit, “Everybody Is a Star, Sly & The Family ...

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American musician

March 15, 1943, (74 years old)

Sylvester Stewart

http://www.slystonemusic.com

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