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

  • Barry Brown - Blackman should never turn his backBarry BrownBlackman should never turn his back

    Barry Brown roots produced by Ripton "Eek-A-Mouse" Hilton in the mid-seventies. Very rare tune to find but no re-issued by Gaffa Blue. Nice dub piece on the flipside of the same tune.

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  • The Heptones - Get In The GrooveThe HeptonesGet In The Groove

    A Studio One Classic 'Get In The Groove' has the superb Heptones backed by the Sound Dimension. JA presssings so check the sound clips.

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  • Ernest Wilson  - Undying LoveErnest Wilson Undying Love

    Peach of a record. All time classic. How did music ever sound this good?

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  • Wailers - Guided MissileWailersGuided Missile

    Drum machine led roots. There is a strong Lee Perry influence on this one. Not quite as over the top as Scratchs productions but never the less a good tune.

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  • The Heptones  - Be A ManThe Heptones Be A Man

    The Heptones in fine form backed by the Sound Dimension. Correct b side. Check the sound clips as they are JA pressings.

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  • Bunny Lee/Various Artists - Full UpBunny Lee/Various ArtistsFull Up

    A post rocksteady jamboree of Striker Lee's early reggae productions. Includes some pulsating instrumentals, soulful vocals and twisting dj verbosity. 21 tracks many from original master tapes, laced with evocative photographs that have been supplied by Bunny and his family and some excellent notes on the ‘Bunny Lee’ modus operandi by Diggory Kenrick. A single CD and double Vinyl Lp.

    CD/MP3/2xLP
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