Life is the third studio album by funk/soul band Sly and the Family Stone, released in September 1968 on Epic/CBS Records. Many of its songs, including "M'Lady", "Fun", "Love City", as well as the title track, became popular staples in the Family Stone's live show.
Formed in San Francisco, CA in November 1966 with members: Sly Stone (b. Sylvester Stewart, 15th March 1943, Denton, TX) Freddie Stone (b. 5th June 1946, Vallejo, CA) Cynthia Robinson (b. 12th January 1946, Sacramento, CA - d. 23 November 2015 Carmichael, CA) Jerry Martini (b. 1st October 1943, Denver CO) Larry Graham (b. 14th August 1946, Beaumont, TX). Greg Errico (b. 1st September 1946, San Francisco, CA) Rosie Stone (b. 21st March 1945, Vallejo, CA) (joined the original group in January 1968). Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 (Performer). Sites: slystonemusic.
Sly & the Family Stone. Just a matter of months after Dance to the Music, Sly & the Family Stone turned around and delivered Life, a record that leapfrogged over its predecessor in terms of accomplishment and achievement. The most noteworthy difference is the heavier reliance on psychedelics and fuzz guitars, plus a sharpening of songcraft that extends to even throwaways like "Chicken
Bass Guitar Larry Graham. More Sly and the Family Stone albums. Back on the Right Track.
Sly & The Family Stone - Life (03:00, 320Kb/s). Sly & The Family Stone - M'Lady (02:45, 320Kb/s). Sly & The Family Stone - Fun (02:22, 320Kb/s). On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: The Essential Sly & The Family Stone (2002).
Album – Album, is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape, or another medium. Albums of recorded music were developed in the early 20th century, first as books of individual 78rpm records, vinyl LPs are still issued, though in the 21st century album sales have mostly focused on compact disc and MP3 formats. The audio cassette was a format used from the late 1970s through to the 1990s alongside vinyl, an album may be recorded in a recording studio, in a concert venue, at home, in the field, or a mix of places. At first the group was called Sly Brothers and Sisters but after their first gig at the Winchester Cathedral in Redwood City they changed the name to Sly & the Family Stone.
|A5||Into My Own Thing||2:13|
|B3||I'm An Animal||3:20|
|B5||Jane Is A Groupee||2:49|
- Manufactured By – Epic Records
- Produced For – Stone Flower Productions
- Published By – Daly City Music
- Distributed By – Scorpio Music, Inc.
- Bass, Vocals – Larry Graham
- Electric Piano, Vocals – Sister Rosie Stone*
- Engineer – Don Puluse, Fred Catero, Roy Segal
- Guitar, Vocals – Brother Freddy Stone*
- Liner Notes – Rosko
- Management [Road] – Papa Stone
- Organ, Vocals – Sly Stone
- Percussion – Greg Errico
- Producer – Sly Stone
- Saxophone – Gerry Martini*
- Trumpet – Cynthia Robinson
NotesBlack and gold sticker:
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|BN 26397||Sly & The Family Stone||Life (LP, Album)||Epic||BN 26397||US||1968|
|ELPS 3597||Sly & The Family Stone||Life (LP, Album)||Epic||ELPS 3597||Australia||1970|
|ESCA 7580||Sly & The Family Stone||Life (CD, Album, RE)||Epic||ESCA 7580||Japan||1995|
|27020||Sly & The Family Stone||Life (LP, Album)||CBS||27020||Uruguay||1968|
|MHCP 1305||Sly & The Family Stone||Life (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap)||Epic||MHCP 1305||Japan||2007|