SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE are credited as one of the first racially integrated bands in music history, belting their message of peace, love and social consciousness through a string of hit anthems that fused R&B, soul, funk and rock n roll.
Woodstock part 616/07/2009 Duration: 02min
Sly & the Family Stone singer/keyboardist Rose Stone and bassist Larry Graham conclude their Woodstock memories with their thoughts on hanging out with the other musicians back stage. Their live at Woodstock clips include "Everyday People," "I Want to Take You Higher" and "Dance to the Music."
Woodstock part 515/07/2009 Duration: 02min
Our fifth episode includes the first of two doses of Peace and Music with members of Sly & the Family Stone. Singer/Keyboardist Rose Stone and bassist Larry Graham remember what it was like when they arrived on site and performed late through the next sunrise. Their live at Woodstock clips include "Sing a Simple Song" and "You Can Make it if you Try."
Sly & the Family Stone - Chuck D & Isaac Hayes speak02/11/2007 Duration: 09min
The music of Sly and the Family Stone was incredibly funky to begin with, but imagine adding rapper Chuck D, soulman Isaac Hayes and singer D’Angelo to the mix. That’s what happened after producer Steve Jordan re-imagined Sly’s “Sing a Simple Song.” Chuck D and Isaac Hayes talk about Sly’s music and how he impacted [...]
Sly & the Family Stone - John Mayer speaks02/11/2007 Duration: 08min
Even though Sly and the Family Stone were together for a short period of time, their music continues to influence artists of many styles. Pop star John Mayer tells us about he teamed up with legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy to put a serious edge on Sly’s “You Can Make It If You Try.” Click [...]
Sly and the Family Stone (Part 3)10/09/2007 Duration: 06min
On our third episode, Chuck D, Rose Stone and Joel Selvin discuss the style and musical complexities of SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE. The hit “Thank You For Letting Me By Myself” is also a point of discussion. Ben Fong-Torres hosts. RECOMMENDED: Sly and the Family Stone Greatest Hits ONLINE: SLY STONE music
Sly and the Family Stone (Part 2)05/09/2007 Duration: 05min
Enjoy the second podcast episode (of three) on SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE. On this program, we focus on the mega-hit record “Dance To The Music” and dive into the look and sound of the band while also touching upon Sly’s free thinking, peace loving, Bay Area roots. You gotta love these grooves - pure [...]
Sly and the Family Stone (Part 1)29/08/2007 Duration: 05min
SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE are credited as one of the first racially integrated bands in music history, belting their message of peace, love and social consciousness through a string of hit anthems that fused R&B, soul, funk and rock n roll. On the first of three podcast episodes, Ben Fong-Torres and a host of [...]