The Essential Sly & the Family Stone

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Tracklist

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CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Underdog
recording of:
Underdog
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Mijac Music and Warner Tamerlane Publishing (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
3:59
2I Cannot Make It
recording of:
I Cannot Make It
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
3:19
3Dance to the Music
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 223)
recording of:
Dance to the Music
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Mijac Music and Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
43:00
4Are You Ready?
recording of:
Are You Ready
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
2:51
5Fun
recording of:
Fun
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
32:22
6M’Lady
recording of:
M’lady
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
42:46
7Life
recording of:
Life
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
33:01
8Love City
recording of:
Love City
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
52:45
9Stand!
bass guitar:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (on 1969-02-27)
drums (drum set):
Greg Errico (on 1969-02-27)
guitar:
Freddie Stone (on 1969-02-27)
guitar and keyboard:
Sly Stone (on 1969-02-27)
keyboard:
Rose Stone (on 1969-02-27)
saxophone:
Jerry Martini (on 1969-02-27)
trumpet:
Cynthia Robinson (on 1969-02-27)
vocals:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (on 1969-02-27), Jerry Martini (on 1969-02-27), Freddie Stone (on 1969-02-27), Rose Stone (on 1969-02-27) and Sly Stone (on 1969-02-27)
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 241)
recording of:
Stand! (on 1969-02-27)
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Mijac Music
3.653:08
10Don’t Call Me Nigger, Whitey
bass guitar:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1969)
drums (drum set):
Greg Errico (in 1969)
guitar:
Freddie Stone (in 1969)
guitar and keyboard:
Sly Stone (in 1969)
keyboard:
Rose Stone (in 1969)
saxophone:
Jerry Martini (in 1969)
trumpet:
Cynthia Robinson (in 1969)
vocals:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1969), Jerry Martini (in 1969), Freddie Stone (in 1969), Rose Stone (in 1969) and Sly Stone (in 1969)
recording of:
Don’t Call Me Nigger, Whitey (in 1969)
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
56:00
11I Want to Take You Higher
bass guitar:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1969)
drums (drum set):
Greg Errico (in 1969)
guitar:
Freddie Stone (in 1969)
guitar and keyboard:
Sly Stone (in 1969)
keyboard:
Rose Stone (in 1969)
saxophone:
Jerry Martini (in 1969)
trumpet:
Cynthia Robinson (in 1969)
vocals:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1969), Jerry Martini (in 1969), Freddie Stone (in 1969), Rose Stone (in 1969) and Sly Stone (in 1969)
recording of:
I Want to Take You Higher (in 1969)
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Daly City Music
3.655:24
12Somebody’s Watching You
bass guitar:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (on 1969-01-08)
drums (drum set):
Greg Errico (on 1969-01-08)
guitar:
Freddie Stone (on 1969-01-08)
guitar and keyboard:
Sly Stone (on 1969-01-08)
keyboard:
Rose Stone (on 1969-01-08)
saxophone:
Jerry Martini (on 1969-01-08)
trumpet:
Cynthia Robinson (on 1969-01-08)
vocals:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (on 1969-01-08), Jerry Martini (on 1969-01-08), Freddie Stone (on 1969-01-08), Rose Stone (on 1969-01-08) and Sly Stone (on 1969-01-08)
recording of:
Somebody’s Watching You (on 1969-01-08)
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Mijac Music and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部
33:22
13Sing a Simple Song
bass guitar:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1968)
drums (drum set):
Greg Errico (in 1968)
guitar:
Freddie Stone (in 1968)
guitar and keyboard:
Sly Stone (in 1968)
keyboard:
Rose Stone (in 1968)
saxophone:
Jerry Martini (in 1968)
trumpet:
Cynthia Robinson (in 1968)
vocals:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1968), Jerry Martini (in 1968), Freddie Stone (in 1968), Rose Stone (in 1968) and Sly Stone (in 1968)
recording of:
Sing a Simple Song (in 1968)
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Mijac Music and Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
3.653:57
14Everyday People
bass guitar:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1969)
drums (drum set):
Greg Errico (in 1969)
guitar:
Freddie Stone (in 1969)
guitar and keyboard:
Sly Stone (in 1969)
keyboard:
Rose Stone (in 1969)
saxophone:
Jerry Martini (in 1969)
trumpet:
Cynthia Robinson (in 1969)
vocals:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1969), Jerry Martini (in 1969), Freddie Stone (in 1969), Rose Stone (in 1969) and Sly Stone (in 1969)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1969)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 109) and Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 145)
recording of:
Everyday People (in 1969)
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996)
4.22:22
15You Can Make It If You Try3.53:39
16Hot Fun in the Summertime
bass guitar:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1969)
drums (drum set):
Greg Errico (in 1969)
guitar:
Freddie Stone (in 1969)
piano:
Sly Stone (in 1969)
saxophone:
Jerry Martini (in 1969)
trumpet:
Cynthia Robinson (in 1969)
vocals:
Larry Graham (US bassist & singer) (in 1969), Freddie Stone (in 1969), Rose Stone (in 1969) and Sly Stone (in 1969)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1969)
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 247)
recording of:
Hot Fun in the Summertime (in 1969)
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Mijac Music and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部
3.652:38
17Everybody Is a Star
recording of:
Everybody Is a Star
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
3:06
18Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 402)
recording of:
Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Warner/Chappell
4.654:48
CD 2
#TitleRatingLength
1Family Affair4.653:06
2Luv n’ Haight
recording of:
Luv n' Haight
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
34:04
3Poet
recording of:
Poet
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart and Sly Stone
43:03
4(You Caught Me) Smilin’
recording of:
(You Caught Me) Smilin’
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
32:56
5Runnin’ Away
recording of:
Runnin’ Away
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
42:54
6Brave & Strong
recording of:
Brave & Strong
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
3:30
7Just Like a Baby
recording of:
Just Like a Baby
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
3.55:13
8Thank You for Talkin’ to Me, Africa
recording of:
Thank You For Talkin' To Me Africa
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart and Sly Stone
37:18
9In Time
recording of:
In Time
lyricist:
Sylvester Stewart
composer:
Sly Stone
5:50
10If You Want Me to Stay
recording of:
If You Want Me to Stay
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
publisher:
Mijac Music
43:01
11Frisky
recording of:
Frisky
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
3:11
12Skin I’m In
recording of:
Skin I’m In
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
2:54
13Babies Makin’ Babies
recording of:
Babies Makin' Babies
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
3:39
14If It Were Left Up to Me
recording of:
If It Were Left Up to Me
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
2:00
15Time for Livin’
recording of:
Time for Livin'
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
3:18
16Loose Booty
recording of:
Loose Booty
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
53:47
17I Get High on You
recording of:
I Get High on You
lyricist and composer:
Sylvester Stewart
3:13