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Sly and the Family Stone


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Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Years Active: 1966–1975, 1976–1983, 2010-present
Genres: Funk, Soul, Rock, Psychedelic Soul

Sly and the Family Stone was an American rock, funk, and soul band from San Francisco, California. Active from 1966 to 1983, the band was pivotal in the development of soul, funk, and psychedelic music. Headed by singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sly Stone, and containing several of his family members and friends, the band was the first major American rock band to have an integrated, multi-gender lineup. Brothers Sly Stone and singer/guitarist Freddie Stone combined their bands (Sly & the Stoners and Freddie & the Stone Souls) in 1967. Sly and Freddie Stone, trumpeter Cynthia Robinson, drummer Gregg Errico, saxophonist Jerry Martini, and bassist Larry Graham com... Continue Bio >>


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