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Sly and the Family Stone was an American band originating from San Francisco, California. Active from 1966 to 1983, they were pivotal in the development of funk, soul, R&B, rock, and psychedelic music. Their core line-up was led by singer-songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sly Stone, and included Stone's brother and singer/guitarist Freddie Stone, sister and singer/keyboardist Rose Stone, trumpeter Cynthia Robinson, drummer Greg Errico, saxophonist Jerry Martini, and bassist Larry Graham. The band was the first major American rock group to have a racially integrated, mixed-gender lineup.Formed in 1966, the group's music synthesized a variety of disparate musical genres to help pioneer the emerging "psychedelic soul" sound. They released a series of Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 hits such as "Dance to the Music" (1968), "Everyday People" (1968), and "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" (1969), as well as critically acclaimed albums such as Stand! (1969), which combined pop sensibility with social commentary. In the 1970s, it transitioned into a darker and less commercial funk sound on releases such as There's a Riot Goin' On (1971) and Fresh (1973), proving as influential as their early work. By 1975, drug problems and interpersonal clashes led to dissolution, though Sly continued to record and tour with a new rotating lineup under the name "Sly and the Family Stone" until drug problems forced his effective retirement in 1987.The work of Sly and the Family Stone greatly influenced the sound of subsequent American funk, pop, soul, R&B, and hip hop music. Music critic Joel Selvin wrote, "there are two types of black music: black music before Sly Stone, and black music after Sly Stone". In 2010, they were ranked 43rd in Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, and three of their albums are included on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.

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Mai 68 [2018]

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Dance to the Music4:00

70's Songs [2017]

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Family Affair3:04

Many Faces of Prince [2016]

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Family Affair3:00

Special Edition [2016]

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Crazy Bout You Baby3:24

100 Hits: Funk [2014]

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Everyday People2:22
M'Lady2:46

Just for You [2014]

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Everyday People2:20

The Suggs Selection [2014]

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Family Affair3:03

300 Hits: Soul [2013]

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I Ain't Got Nobody2:37

I Want to Take You Higher [2013]

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Higher2:53

Soul Ten [2013]

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I Can't Turn You Loose3:07

Pure... 60s [2012]

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Dance To the Music3:00

Pure... America [2011]

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Everyday People2:22

Everybody Dance [2010]

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Dance To The Music2:56

Pure... Disco/Funk [2010]

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Runnin' Away2:53

Soul Hits [2010]

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Searchin'2:34

The Pop Years: The 70s [2010]

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Runnin' Away2:41

The Woodstock Experience [2009]

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Sex Machine13:48

There & Then: 1969 [2009]

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Everyday People2:22

There & Then: 1971 [2009]

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Family Affair3:05

100 Hits Pop [2008]

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Family Affair2:58

60's Soul [Col] [2008]

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Dance to the Music3:00

70's Soul [Columbia] [2008]

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Runnin' Away2:56

Cocktail Molotov [2008]

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Dance To The Music2:53

Drive My Car [2008]

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Everyday People2:19

Legendary Disco [2008]

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Dance to the Music2:59

Soul RNB [2008]

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Sing a Simple Song3:54

Strange Soul [2008]

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Just Like a Baby5:10

Tour of Duty: Top 100 [2008]

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FAMILY AFFAIR3:02

100 Hits: 60s [2007]

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Dance to the Music3:00

100 Hits: Disco [2007]

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Family Affair2:58

Absolute 70s Legends [2007]

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Family Affair3:04

LateNightTales [2007]

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In Time5:46

LateNightTales [2007]

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My World3:01

LateNightTales [UK] [2007]

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My World 

Soul Sessions [2007]

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Family Affair 

The Collection [Box Set] [2007]

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Small Talk3:22
Mother Beautiful2:01
Say You Will3:18
Time for Livin'3:17
Loose Booty3:46
Holdin' On3:39
Better Thee Than Me3:34
Can't Strain My Brain4:09
Livin' While I'm Livin'2:57
Positive [*][Instrumental]2:14
Wishful Thinkin'4:25
This Is Love2:58
Luv N' Haight4:04
Just Like a Baby5:13
Poet3:02
Family Affair3:08
Africa Talks to You "The Asphalt Jungle"8:45
Brave & Strong3:32
(You Caught Me) Smilin'2:56
Time3:05
Spaced Cowboy3:59
Runnin' Away2:57
Thank You for Talkin' to Me Africa7:18
My Gorilla Is My Butler [#][*][Instrumental]3:11
Do You Know What? [*][Instrumental]7:16
That's Pretty Clean [#][*][Instrumental]4:12
Stand!3:10
Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey5:59
I Want to Take You Higher5:24
Somebody's Watching You3:21
Sing a Simple Song3:57
Sex Machine13:48
You Can Make It If You Try3:43
I Want to Take You Higher [Single Version]3:02
You Can Make It If You Try [#]3:40
My Brain (Zig-Zag) [#][Instrumental]3:18
Underdog3:59
Turn Me Loose1:57
Advice2:23
Trip to Your Heart3:44
That Kind of Person4:28
You Better Help Yourself [#][*][Instrumental]2:19
If This Room Could Talk3:14
Run, Run, Run3:07
Let Me Hear It from You3:36
I Cannot Make It3:21
I Hate to Love Her3:33
Bad Risk3:06
Dog3:07
Fun2:24
Life3:02
Love City2:45
I'm an Animal3:23
M'Lady2:47
Jane Is a Groupee2:53
Sorrow [#][*][Instrumental]3:19
Dynamite!2:46
Chicken2:14
Into My Own Thing2:15
Harmony2:53
In Time5:48
If You Want Me to Stay3:01
Keep on Dancin'2:23
Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)5:23
Babies Makin' Babies3:43
Let Me Have It All2:56
Frisky3:12
Thankful N' Thoughtful4:41
Skin I'm In2:55
I Don't Know (Satisfcation)3:52
If It Were Left Up to Me2:00
Dance to the Music3:00
Higher2:49
I Ain't Got Nobody (For Real)4:26
Dance to the Medley: Music Is Alive/Dance In/Music Lover12:12
Don't Burn Baby3:14
Dance to the Music [Single Version][*]2:59
I Can't Turn You Loose [#][*]3:34
Never Do Your Woman Wrong [#][*][Instrumental]3:33
Are You Ready2:51
I'll Never Fall in Love Again3:29
Higher [#][*]2:55

This Is Funk [2007]

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Dance to the Music3:01

Disturbing tha Peace [2005]

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Family Affair7:03

The Kings of Funk [2005]

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Small Talk3:18

All Night Long [2004]

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Dance to the Music4:54

Black Cream [2004]

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Dance to the Music 

Pure Soul [Crimson] [2004]

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Family Affair3:00

Soul City [CRG] [2004]

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Searchin'2:34

After Hours Soul [2003]

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I Ain't Got Nobody2:39

Sampled, Vol. 4 [2003]

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Into My Own Thing2:11

Freedom: A History of Us [2002]

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Stand!3:07

In Search of the Cool [2002]

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Searchin'2:29

Too Many DJs [2002]

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Dance to the Music 

Forever Soul [3 Disc] [2001]

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Family Affair3:01

Funk Rock [2001]

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Trip to Your Heart3:40

Funkology [2001]

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If You Want Me to Stay2:57

Once Upon a Song [2001]

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Family Affair3:00

Party Explosion!!! [2001]

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Family Affair3:02

Roadblock [2001]

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Family Affair2:55

My Only Love [2000]

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Oh What a Night2:17

Backtracks [1999]

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Seventh Son2:14

Frat Rock! 3 Pac [1998]

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Dance to the Music2:57

Free Soul Party [1998]

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Runnin' Away2:54

Patch Adams [1998]

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Stand!3:08

Comin' Together [1997]

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Everyday People2:23

Good Time 60's [1997]

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Stand!3:08

Mellow 70's [Coyote] [1997]

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Family Affair3:05

Overpowered by Funk [1996]

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Family Affair3:03

Sugar and Poison [1996]

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Just Like a Baby5:03

Crooklyn [1995]

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Everyday People2:19

Nightfever [1995]

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Family Affair 

The Promised Land [Columbia] [1995]

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Stand!3:09

Classic Soul [Stardust] [1994]

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M'Lady2:49

Crooklyn Volume 1 [1994]

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Everyday People2:22

Woodstock Diary [1994] [1994]

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Love City6:21

Club Epic, Vol. 2 [1992]

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Family Affair3:50

Frat Rock! [1991]

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Dance to the Music2:57

My Girl [1991]

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Hot Fun in the Summertime2:34

Classic Rock: 1968 [1987]

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Everyday People2:23

Deja View [1986]

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Everyday People 

Anthem [1984]

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Somebody's Watching You4:32

Glow [1976]

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Somebody's Watching You3:46

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