Nights at the Roundtable with Sly& The Family Stone and Everybody Is A Star, released in 1969.
Ending up the week in some familiar territory. Sly & The Family Stone were huge right out of the starting gate in the mid-1960's. With a roll of hits that didn't let up until the 80's, they've gone down as one of the premier Funk outfits that paved the way for a lot of other bands to follow suit since.
Tonight it's the B-side of their 1969/1970 hit Thank You (Fallettinme Be Mice Elf Again), Everybody Is A Star, which also became a hit on its own.
I thought I'd take it down a few notches for the weekend this time.
Here's a funky one from Sly and the Family Stone. Off of their 1973 album, "Fresh", "If You Want Me to Stay" was one of Sly and the Family Stone's last hits before frontman Sly Stone's tragic descent into the world of drugs and mental illness. However, this song remains a monument to Sly and the Family Stone's greatness and integral role as an innovator in the funk genre. Read more...