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Category: Sly Stone

Lulu Impersonates Sly Stone

Jon Landau, in his thoughtful analysis of the contemporary pop scene – “Rock 1970” – for the December 10, 1970 edition of Rolling Stone, made the following statement about Billy Preston‘s former writing partner: “While it may be sacrilegious to say it, the most influential black artist of recent years,

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Billy Preston & Sly Stone: ’66

Two electric keyboard innovators who helped move popular music forward with their “futuristic” sounds – Billy Preston and Sly Stone – collaborated briefly in a musical partnership that produced this A-side, “Can’t She Tell”: “Can’t She Tell”     Billy Preston (featuring Sly Stone)     1966 Jointly written by Billy Preston & Sly

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“Mighty Time”: New Riders + Sly Stone & Jerry Garcia

Oh, what a mighty find at the local thrift shop last week — the title track from this 1975 album by New Riders of the Purple Sage – with special guests, Sly Stone and Jerry Garcia: “Mighty Time”     New Riders of the Purple Sage with Sly & Jerry   

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