Sly & The Family Stone - Essential (CD)

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This career-spanning anthology is going to take you higher than previous Sly and the Family Stone greatest hits collections. Includes ""Dance To the Music,"" ""M'Lady,"" ""Life,"" ""Stand,"" ""I Want To Take You Higher,"" ""Sing a Simple Song,"" ""Everyday People,"" """Hot Fun in the Summertime,"" ""Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Agin),"" ""Everybody Is a Star,"" ""Family Affair, and ""If You Want Me To Stay.""
Categories
RockPopR&BReggaeGreatest HitsMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. R&B
  3. Funk
Copy Control
No
Number of Items
1
Title
Essential
Media
CD
BarCode
696998686724
Country of Origin
USA / Canada
Label
Cbs/Epic/Wtg Records
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Barcode
696998686724
Previews

Rolling Stone (4/17/03, p.109) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...The best funk band of the Sixties, mixing up sex, racial politics and an unstoppable groove....This masterly collection includes all the hits one would hope for..."
Spin (5/03, p.113) - "...One double CD with all the classics and plenty of hot also-rans..."
Uncut (6/03, p.118) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The latest in a long line of anthologies of the group's work and is without doubt the best so far....Highly recommended..."

Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Underdog
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] I Want To Take You Higher
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Somebody's Watching You
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Sing A Simple Song
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Everyday People
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] You Can make It If You Try
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Hot Fun In The Summertime
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Everybody Is A Star
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I Can Not Make It
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Dance To The Music
  13. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Are You Ready
  14. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Fun
  15. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] M' Lady
  16. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Life
  17. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Love City
  18. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Stand
  19. [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] Family Affair
  20. [ Disc 02 Track 10 ] If You Want Me To Stay
  21. [ Disc 02 Track 11 ] Frisky
  22. [ Disc 02 Track 12 ] Skin I'm In
  23. [ Disc 02 Track 13 ] Babies Makin' Babies
  24. [ Disc 02 Track 14 ] If It Were Left Up To Me
  25. [ Disc 02 Track 15 ] Time For Livin'
  26. [ Disc 02 Track 16 ] Loose Booty
  27. [ Disc 02 Track 17 ] I Get High On You
  28. [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] Luv N 'Haight
  29. [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] Poet
  30. [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] (You Caught Me) Smilin'
  31. [ Disc 02 Track 05 ] Runnin' Away
  32. [ Disc 02 Track 06 ] Brave & Strong
  33. [ Disc 02 Track 07 ] Just Like A Baby
  34. [ Disc 02 Track 08 ] Thank You For Takin' Me To Africa
  35. [ Disc 02 Track 09 ] In Time
Country
USA
Genre
R&B
Release Date
28 October 2002
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Underdog
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I Cannot Make It
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Dance to the Music
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Are You Ready?
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Fun
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] M'Lady
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Life
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Love City
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Stand!
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] I Want to Take You Higher
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Somebody's Watching You
  13. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Sing a Simple Song
  14. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Everyday People
  15. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] You Can Make It If You Try
  16. [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Hot Fun in the Summertime
  17. [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Everybody Is a Star
  18. [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
  19. [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] Family Affair
  20. [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] Luv N' Haight
  21. [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] Poet
  22. [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] (You Caught Me) Smilin'
  23. [ Disc 02 Track 05 ] Runnin' Away
  24. [ Disc 02 Track 06 ] Brave and Strong
  25. [ Disc 02 Track 07 ] Just Like a Baby
  26. [ Disc 02 Track 08 ] Thank You for Talkin' to Me, Africa
  27. [ Disc 02 Track 09 ] In Time
  28. [ Disc 02 Track 10 ] If You Want Me to Stay
  29. [ Disc 02 Track 11 ] Frisky
  30. [ Disc 02 Track 12 ] Skin I'm In
  31. [ Disc 02 Track 13 ] Babies Makin' Babies
  32. [ Disc 02 Track 14 ] If It Were Left Up to Me
  33. [ Disc 02 Track 15 ] Time for Livin'
  34. [ Disc 02 Track 16 ] Loose Booty
  35. [ Disc 02 Track 17 ] I Get High on You
Notes

Personnel: Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Freddie Stone (vocals, guitar); Jerry Martini (saxophone); Cynthia Robinson (trumpet); Rose Stone (keyboards); Greg Errico, Andy Newmark (drums).
Recording information: 1967-1975.
Photographers: Fred Lombardi; David Redfern.
For all the multi-cultural hippie freedom Sly and the Family Stone stood for in their pre-RIOT glory days, frontman Sly Stone was smart and talented enough to know that it was through catchy pop singles that his band's message would gain its widest dissemination. All 11 of Sly and the Family Stone's Top 40 hits are here (some of which, like "Hot Fun in the Summertime" and "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" were never on LPs back in the day), along with nearly every track from both of the band's career high point albums, 1969's STAND and 1971's THERE'S A RIOT GOIN' ON. Six cuts from 1973's FRESH represent that excellent, underrated album (and the sophisticated down-tempo funk Sly was pioneering in the early '70s). Overall, Sly and the Family Stone's signature sound, a mixture of infectious energy, ebullient melodic hooks, and heavy funk beats, was one of the most distinctive of its era, and went on to directly influence everyone from Miles Davis to Prince. Moreover, the music on ESSENTIAL is celebratory, superbly crafted, and deeply enduring. It provides a vibrant retrospective of one of the most important artists of the '60s and '70s.

Date Released
2011-02-01 00:00:00
Audio Format
PCM Audio
Studio / Live
Studio
Video Disabled
0
Performer
Sly & The Family Stone
Producer
Sly Stone; Jerry Goldstein (Compilation); Bob Irwin (Compilation)
Artists
  1. Sly & The Family Stone
Distributor
Sony Music Distribution (
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