Saturday, December 1, 2012

ROCK Sex: Sly Stone > Prince, with Music Player!



ROCK Sex brings you the King and the Prince of Funk.

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"If it was good in the past, it's still good."
-Sly Stone, Woodstock, 1969


Creativity is a continuum. Two good things lead to a third, and are relayed on. Everybody contributes and all benefit.

Culture is sliced in familial tones.


Prince had many parents, in terms of fashion, outlook, and sounds, including James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, and George Clinton. But none more so than Sly Stone.


SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE
-"Anthology" LP (1981)


PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
-"Mountains" 45rpm (1986)


JESSE JOHNSON and SLY STONE
-"Crazay" 12" Single (1986)




Sly And The Family Stone personified inclusion. They were everybody, together. As such, they symbolized everything that was positive and possible about the counterculture in the late '60s and early '70s.


Sly And The Family Stone, 1969.


Prince And The Revolution consciously brought this to the fore for the 1980s, enforcing the timeless concepts of inclusion and expansion.


Prince And The Revolution, 1985.




Sly Stone, 1971.


Prince, 1985.



SLY STONE > PRINCE



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SLY STONE > PRINCE


On this Music Player you will hear Prince songs paired with songs by Sly Stone, as well as others by James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, George Clinton, and T.Rex, to appreciate how he brought something vital and new to each.




© Tym Stevens



See Also:
-The Real History of Rock and Soul!: A Music Player Checklist


-SLICE TONES: Sly Stone & His Infinite Influence!, with 5 music players

-Sly Stone's "I Want To Take You Higher" And Its Unending Influence!, with Music Player

-ROCK Sex: "If You Want Me To Stay" - Sly Stone > Bootsy Collins > Red Hot Chili Peppers > Prince > Nikka Costa

-ROCK Sex: "Sing A Simple Song" - Sly Stone > Jimi Hendrix > James Gang > P-Funk > Chili Peppers > Public Enemy


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