Sly and The Family Stone - STAND!

Sly and The Family Stone: STAND!

Album #71 - May 1969

Episode date - December 27, 2017

The Top 500 of The Top 40
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    The face and sound of soul music changed irrevocably with this album.

    Sly Stone, along with his ingenious blend of bandmates, created something new under the sun. reinventing the sound of soul music to include pop, psychedelia, and R&B, blended together for one of the most innovative albums in the history of R&B/Soul music.

    The album presented a distinct challenge to its listeners by combining incredibly positive minded, funky soul music, mixed with a few songs that were provocative and intended to make the listener think. We welcome a good friend of our to help with hosting this show, as DJ Soulero, aka Earl Holder, brings his own expertise to analyzing one of the greatest albums of the late ‘60s.

    Featured tracks include;

    Stand!

    Don’t Call Me Nigger, Whitey

    I Want to Take You Higher

    Somebody’s Watching You

    Sing a Simple Song

    Everyday People

    Sex Machine

    You Can Make It If You Try

    May 1969 - Billboard Charted #13

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