Blog Posts - Sly And The Family Stone



Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2015: Music

The holidays have dawned upon us again and it seems as if the unveiling of them gets sooner and sooner each year. In a world that has seen one of its toughest and tragic years in 2015, the beauty of the holidays is more than a traditional, religious...
by Geeks of Doom on Nov 25, 2015

Larry Graham--One In a Million You (1980)

     Bass player Larry Graham was born in Beaumont Texas, but was raised in Oakland from the age of five. He started out playing the drums, but his father gave him a guitar at the age of 11 and within a few years added bass and ha...

THE 190TH MIX FOR FSVB

Here's the 190th Mix Selection for F.S.V.B, it Called "Raw Soul & Flying Funk Mix"  its been Mixed by DJ Cman and it Features some Great Old Soul and Funk Tracks from Around the 60's and  70's  Including Aretha...
by Funky-Soul-Vinyls-Blog on May 1, 2013

$5 MP3 Album Deal: Sly And The Family Stone ‘Anthology’

Anthology, an expansive collection of the best, most well-known work from Sly and the Family Stone, is now available in MP3 format from Amazon now for only $5.00 as part of their monthly $5 MP3 Album Deals. Sly and The Family Stone remains an R&...
by Geeks of Doom on Feb 26, 2013

If I can do it, so can you …

If I can do it, so can you … Don’t you just love those words? Meant as a motivator for the under achieving couch potato that lurks in all of us, it can cut like a rapier. Still, it can have its place — if the underlying, “you are such...
by Girlboxing on Jan 10, 2013

If I can do it, so can you …

If I can do it, so can you … Don’t you just love those words? Meant as a motivator for the under achieving couch potato that lurks in all of us, it can cut like a rapier. Still, it can have its place — if the underlying, “you are such...
by Girlboxing on Jan 10, 2013

If I can do it, so can you …

If I can do it, so can you … Don’t you just love those words? Meant as a motivator for the under achieving couch potato that lurks in all of us, it can cut like a rapier. Still, it can have its place — if the underlying, “you are such...
by Girlboxing on Jan 10, 2013

WHO'S THE GREATEST FUNK BASS PLAYER # 3 LARRY GRAHAM

In this Series of Posts, I will Writing about the Artist's who are in My "Who's the Greatest Funk Bass Player" Poll.  The Poll is over to the Right of the Blog, it has been Running for a Few Week's, so if You haven't alread...
by Funky-Soul-Vinyls-Blog on Nov 25, 2012

The Unappreciated Sly & the Family Stone?

Am I the only one who thinks Sly and the Family Stone do not get the respect they deserve from the man or woman in the street? For those who are unfamiliar with the band: Sly and the Family Stone, led by Sly Stone, crossed racial barriers with its ro...
by Spoony's Music Diary on Aug 4, 2011

Listening and Cleaning

Today my wife and I did some long overdue tidying around the house. I threw on Stand! by Sly & the Family Stone. As usual, Sly did not disappoint.As a brief aside, it is good to see that Sly Stone still creating new music, with a new album due ou...
by Spoony's Music Diary on Jul 23, 2011


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