Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs of All Time – "Dance To The Music" – Rated 225/500!
They were, indeed, A Whole New Thing! Over his first six groundbreaking Epic LPs, Sly Stone – a maverick studio genius who heard things nobody else did – turned the worlds of Soul, R&B, funk and psychedelia completely upside-down with his breathtakingly innovative band, the Family Stone. Pop music was shaken to its very core by this racially-mixed aggregation of men and women whose lyrics, deftly laced with political and social commentary, were woven through groovy rhythms and infectious melodies that made standing still virtually impossible. Even their clothes were mind-bendingly cool!