There’s no doubt that Sly & The Family Stone made a mark on music that has impacted generations of artists that followed in their footsteps.
Twenty-one years ago this month, Sly & The Family Stone received the R&B Foundation Pioneer Award for their contributions to the genre of R&B, just one of the many they changed forever.
On this day in 1969, Stand! became the first album by Sly & The Family Stone to be RIAA certified platinum after selling 1 million copies.
In November 1968, Sly & The Family Stone released their third album, Life, and we’re still living for it to this day! Which track is your favorite?
In late October 1971, Sly & The Family Stone released one of their most beloved tracks to date, “Family Affair.” Listen here: