BLACK MUSIC MOMENTS #35: Sly Founds The Family Stone

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Haight & Ashbury, San Francisco, CA

When: 1967

What: In 1967 Sylvester ‘Sly’ Stewart formed the Family Stone with Cynthia Robinson on trumpet, Rosie Stone on piano, Greg Errico on drums, Jerry Martini on saxaphone, Fred Stewart on guitar and Larry Graham on bass. The multiracial and co-ed band rocked out to a mix of R&B, funk and psychedelic rock.


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