Sly and the Family Stone

Music On Vinyl * MOVLP125 * 2010

Best Of

Best Of

  • Dance To The Music
  • I Want To Take You Higher
  • Family Affair
  • Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
  • I Get High On You
  • Stand!
  • M'Lady
  • Skin I'm In
  • Everyday People
  • Sing A Simple Song
  • Hot Fun In The Summertime
  • Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey
  • Brave & Strong
  • Life
  • Everybody Is A Star
  • If You Want Me To Stay
  • (You Caught Me) Smilin'
  • Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)
  • Runnin' Away
  • Family Affair (Remix)

Information

The pioneering precedent of Stone's racial, sexual, and stylistic mix had a major influence in the eighties on artists such as Prince and Rick James and legions more from the nineties onward as Public Enemy, Fatboy Slim, Arrested Development, Beck and many others all mined Stone's back catalogue for samples.

For those not familiar with Sly Stone this 2LP set (on 180 grams audiophile vinyl) is a great introduction and an invitation to dig deeper into The Family Stone´s incredible back catalogue.

Reviews

  • Family Man - Distant DrumsFamily ManDistant Drums

    Roots classic.

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  • Max Edwards  - Gideons HighMax Edwards Gideons High

    Off beat instrumental that's not been available before on vinyl since its original release. Hats off to Dub Store for getting this one out.

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  • Tommy McCook/The Skatalites - SauvittTommy McCook/The SkatalitesSauvitt

    Killer double A side from the masters at Studio One. Latin inspired Tommy McCook on the one side with Sauvitt and the Skatalites on the flipside with 'Well Charge' Both well worth having. Check the sound clips before you buy as they are Jamaican pressings.

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  • Dixie Peach & Disciples  - My SoundDixie Peach & Disciples My Sound

    Nice uptempo roots from Russ in tandem with Dixie Peach.

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  • Cornell Campbell  - Jah Give Us LoveCornell Campbell Jah Give Us Love

    4 uptempo steppers cuts of the Cornell Campbell roots classic 'Jah Give Us Love'. Comes with a minimal dubbed out piece by Prince Far i 'Tenastelin' and then 2 further cuts on the flipside Charlie Chaplin with 'Air is Polluted' and a dub version. Produced by Roy Cousins and comes in a hand stamped bag. Big and broad.

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  • Scientist/Roy Cousins - Four Track 10' E.P.Scientist/Roy CousinsFour Track 10' E.P.

    Roy Cousins is primarily known for his vocal group the Royals. But working with Scientist in his prime in the early 1980s he was able to spin out some formidable versions to his excellent vocal productions. These four cuts are awesome. Seismic and heavy - check em out.

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