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  1. George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic coming to Infinity Hall in HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 |

    ... sting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-'60s artists like Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and Sly Stone.


  2. George Clinton heads to O2 Academy Newcastle for rare showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    ... the P-Funk Circus across a five-decade career. Much of his work sounds like he has been locked in a room with Sly Stone, James Brown and Jimi Hendrix , the resulting amalgam is a psychedelic-funk hybrid of which he is the unimpeachable king. He has ...


  3. LIVE: Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, 3/28/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Nippertown!

    ... brother Jackson Kincheloe , kept the crowd rapt. "Borderline" began with a multi-vocal introduction and hit some Sly Stone-worthy hooks; it would make a great second single release sometime this spring. "Prison Cells," which was featured later in ...


  4. ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | This Is Bristol

    ... There are countless bands and musicians out there who owe a debt to Clinton, as much as they do to James Brown and Sly Stone. Give Up the Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker) he growls as the P-Funk family do just that


  5. The best funk singers of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2009 |

    ... project Quazar got under way. Essential tracks: "You Scared the Lovin Out of Me'" "Funkin For Fun," "Swing Down." Sly Stone Journalists have taken so much space and time discussing both Sly Stone's integration of pop music and subsequent chemical ...


  6. Record Store Day 2015 releases include St. Paul, Dolly Parton, Sly Stone vinyl and ... Metallica cassette? Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Collectors swarming around new Record Store Day vinyl releases exhibit similar behavior, when participating retailers open their doors each third Saturday of April. There are purple records.


  7. First Listen: Alabama Shakes, 'Sound & Color'Read the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... bed of druggy funk the band creates to convey it recalls the deepest experiments of Denton, Texas, native Sly Stone . The resonance the band achieves with the help of producer Blake Mills turns the track into serious funk: something George Clinton , ...


  8. Review: 'To Pimp a Butterfly' by Kendrick Lamar: EW reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... history of black American music in the process-not just chest-pounding rap but throwback soul, churning jazz, Sly Stone-style riot funk, front-porch blues, and highly politicized spoken word. With its heated social commentary and shape-shifting song ...


  9. Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... "I Want to Hold Your Hand." It's soulful but not exactly polished like the great Motown singles. It's funky like Sly Stone or but way too abstract to be closely linked to those players. Davis never really put much care into any of his album or song ...


  10. How Alabama Shakes Gambled Big on Wild Second Album 'Sound & Color'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | RollingStone

    The first track the band laid down for Sound & Color was "Gemini," a six-minute slow-crawl mood piece that sounds more like Sly Stone's There's a Riot Goin' On than the lean rock & soul of Shakes' hit 2012 debut, Boys & Girls. "That was a fun song for me to play to my friends," cracks bassist Zac Cockrell from beneath a bushy beard as he sits with his bandmates at a New York restaurant.


  11. George Clinton throws a P-Funk partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Wave

    ... he took lead vocals for the first few verses before wandering off stage and bringing out fellow funk legend Sly Stone to sing a little with him. Stone, looking as poorly as he has for years now, nonetheless earned all the adulation he absolutely ...


  12. First Listen: Of Montreal, 'Aureate Gloom'Read the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... bees. Since then, he's exploded in directions that somehow make sense of affinities for Prince , David Bowie , Sly Stone and countless weirdo psychedelic bands from the '60s and beyond. "Bassem Sabry" opens the new album with a flare of electric ...


  13. 33 1/3 essential albums from metro Detroit Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Metro Times

    ... stay, Donuts is considered by many to be one of the top three instrumental hip-hop albums of all time. Not even Sly Stone could imagine such a brazen fusion of loud, hard rock and heavy soul as George Clinton dropped on this uncompromising 1971 ...


  14. LIVE: Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds @ Club Helsinki, 1/16/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Nippertown!

    ... which Sister Sparrow delivered in a Betty Davis growl. "Boogie Man" from the 2013 EP Fight had a horn riff that Sly Stone would have endorsed, and Tom Petty's "You Don't Know How It Feels" got a Little Feat-makeover, with some clever, brief ...


  15. Weekly News RoundupRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | ContractsProf Blog

    According to Randall Roberts in the L.A. Times , aLos Angeles Superior Court jury ruled for the Sylvester Stewart in his action against his ex-manager Gerald Goldstein, attorney Glenn Stone and Even St. Productions Ltd. It's the usual story. Sly Stone suffered from drug addiction and ran into hard times when defendants proposed a commercial association in 1989.


  16. A Tribute to Sly and the Family Stone's Stand! at the Fox TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... when appearing alongside their male counterparts, now often dress as it suits them. Founder Sylvester Stewart (Sly Stone) and brother Ronnie were the children of ministers, and the offshoot band Little Sister got its start in gospel. Similarly, many ...


  17. Identity songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | World Magazine

    ... "You Send Me" he covers) and Charles Calhoun ("Your Cash Ain't Nothing but Trash" ditto). Both pay homage to Sly Stone, whose turbulent There's a Riot Goin' On is Black Messiah 's most obvious sonic precursor and whose last 40 years of drug-addled ...


  18. Taking You Higher: Videos from Sly Stone Tribute ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | KQED

    ... Stone Day and congratulating the local band for "embracing the ideals of a generation." The man of the hour, Sly Stone, did not attend the show. But in addition to the proclamation, the bandleader last week enjoyed some good news when a judge ...


  19. Sly Stone is awarded $5million in back royalties while still living out of his vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Rags to riches: Seventies funk legend Sly Stone is awarded $5m in back royalties while still living out of his van Seventies funk and soul icon Sly Stone, who has been living in a van for years, has just been awarded $5m in damages. The 71-year-old musician sued his former manager and lawyer after being cheated out of years of royalties, according to his attorney.


  20. Sly Stone $5 Million Verdict Obtained By Allan Law Group, His Attorneys Since 2009Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Mi2n

    Allan Law Group PC, who has represented Funk legend singer Sly Stone since 2009, obtained the $5 million breach of contract verdict against Stone's former manager and lawyer and their company Even St. Productions, Ltd. He was assisted by co-counsel, Nicholas Hornberger who joined the legal team several months ago after the defendants served a trial subpoena on Robert Allan in an attempt to deprive Stone of his long term counsel. "This is an important verdict for all artists who have been taken advantage of by people they have placed their trust in," said Robert J. Allan of the Malibu, CA law firm Allan Law Group, who filed the suit on January 28, 2010.