Tag Archives: Sly And The Family Stone

Jeff Buckley - You And I - Cover Art - 2016

12/2/16 – Jeff Buckley – You And I -1993/2016 – I Know It’s Over / Just Like A Woman – 1993/2016

Jeff Buckley’s mother, Mary Guibert will oversee the release of unreleased Jeff Buckley recordings on a new album called, You And I expected in March. The album consists of mostly covers recorded in 1993 in New York. A video has appeared for a cover of The Smiths’ I Know It’s Over and an audio version of […]

Cynthia Robinson

5/12/15 – Cynthia Robinson – January 12 1944 – November 23 – 2015 / Sly And The Family Stone – Ed Sullivan Show – Everyday People / Dance To The Music/ I Wanna Take You Higher – Medley 1968/ Soul Train – Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again – 1974

It’s the mid sixties, you want to play in band, you are female, you are black and your instrument is the trumpet. Somehow Cynthia Robinson made the impossible happen by joining up with Sly Stewart in 1966. Huge success followed with hit singles like, Dance To The Music, Everyday People and Family Affair as Sly […]


27/4/15 – Record Store Day – Sly And The Family Stone – Live At The Fillmore East – 1968 (Record Store Day) / Henry Rollins – Major Labels Are Screwing Up Record Store Day

One of the gems from this year’s Record Store Day was unreleased performances by Sly And The Family Stone, Live At The Fillmore East on October 4th & 5th 1968. This double, coloured vinyl, 45RPM, Best of the sets, is a taster from an upcoming 4CD set by Epic/Legacy released on July 14th. Ok so […]

Sly And The Family Stone - There's A Riot Goin' On - 1971

25/11/13 – There’s A Riot Goin’ On – Sly And The Family Stone – 1971

Perhaps the most influential Rock/Soul/Funk record of all time, There’s A Riot Goin’ On was actually the beginning of the end for Sly Stone as he descended deeper into drugs, alienation from his band mates, involvement with gangsters and the Black Panthers and a general realisation that the utopian vision of an interracial band with male and […]