It has been more than a quarter of a century since Sly and the Family Stone frontman Sly Stone has released a complete album of new recordings. All that changed with the release of I’m Back! Family & Friends, a first since his 1982 effort, Ain’t But the One Way.
The album features many familiar tunes to longtime Sly and the Family Stone fans, reworked with the help of several musicians who joined Sly on the project.
Bootsy Collins performs on “Hot Fun In The Summertime”. Jeff Beck, Carmine Appice, Johnny Winter, The Doors’ Ray Manzarek and Heart’s Ann Wilson also perform on the album.
The album includes three new tracks, “Plain Jane”, “His Eye Is On The Sparrow” and “Get Away”.
Sweet - Kem performing I Can't Stop Loving You. (C) 2005 Motown Records
Recorded live at Shibuya Public Hall, Tokyo, Japan, on 01 December, 1983 *******
Just a little E,W & F - shot live at Oakland "Coliseum", December 30, 1981
Recorded live on TV broadcast OHNE FILTER, Baden-Baden, Germany, 1995
Come out and join Groove² at the Chelsea Pub on Thursday October 13th - where we will be playing Smooth Jazz, Funk, and Latin as well as adding some R&B tunes to the mix.
Some of the artists we perform are David Sanborn, Spyo Gyra, Brian Hughes, Luther Vandross, Earth Wind and Fire, Boney James and Jeff Lorber among many others.
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