Dance to the Music. Ride the Rhythm. Color Me True. Are You Ready. Don't Burn Baby. We Love All. Danse a la Musique. Small Fries. Into My Own Thing. Love City. Undercat [Instrumental]. Track Listing - Disc 3. Everyday People. Sing a Simple Song. Wonderful World of Color [Instrumental]. I Want to Take You Higher. Seven More Days. Feathers [Instrumental]. Somebody's Watching You. Sex Machine. Hot Fun in the Summertime. Everybody Is a Star. Track Listing - Disc 4. Luv N' Haight.
Family Affair. And for music so tied to images of "the 60s," The Collection still sounds, weirdly, right up to date, having been endlessly recast and recycled in the digital age. Just for fun while listening, count how many times you think to yourself "oh shit, that's where X sampled X from. And socially, well, it's easy to find yourself agreeing with the ashen nihilism of There's a Riot Goin' On since it comes wedded to Sly's most fully realized music, but I do wonder how healthy it is to prefer it to his earlier work.
I had been listening to The Collection for months when the Don Imus scandal broke, and initially, as I watched the abject, mortified faces of the Rutgers University women's basketball team, I thought about the way that Riot reneged on just about everything in life beyond breathing and eating, how it's become this totem for fans and critics who feel any attempt at social change is ultimately futile.
But then I noticed how the mixed-race basketball team seemed almost confused by this unexpected flare up of old-school racism from a sad old man, something so many successive generations had been quietly working to erase.
I realized that-- however he later trashed his own achievements, and however much rock critics prefer the album where he most soundly trashed them-- Sly's positive-but-never-corny early records had long since succeeded in making him one of the everyday people who helped to, however slowly and in whatever part, change the way we related to each other as Americans.
Plus, you know, they've got a good beat and you can dance to them. Skip to content Search query All Results. Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music. Easy Jazz Ensemble Series. Arranged by Mark A.
Funk, Pop, Show Choir, Sixties. Bass By Sly and the Family Stone. Bass Recorded Versions Persona. With guitar tablature. Concert, Pop. Duration Arranged by John Wasson. Young Jazz Jazz Ensemble. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Stream or buy on:. Track Listing. Dance to the Music.
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