Music Birthday: Sly Stone

🔊🥳Today, March 15, 1943, Sly Stone was born Sylvester Stewart in Denton, Texas. In March 1972, ‘Runnin’ Away’ by Sly & the Family Stone peaked at no. 23 on the US Hot 100. The song comes from their fifth studio album “There’s a Riot Goin’ On.” On the Billboard 200, “There’s a Riot Goin’ On” is the band’s best performer, reaching no. 1 in December 1971. Sly Stone has lead the band in a beautiful, memorable direction, giving us nine albums on the Billboard 200.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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