Skip to main content
Loading
Loading

Results

  • Sly and the Family Stone
Sort By:  1-5 of 5 (1 page)
Results per page:
         
Image
...Sly & the Family Stone played a key role in the development of soul, funk, and psychedelia during the 1960s and 1970s. The group was also one of the first major American bands to have both a race- and gender-integrated line-up. Sly &...

Sly and the Family Stone's There’s A Riot Goin’ On

Miles Marshall Lewis

Miles Marshall Lewis is founder and editor of Bronx Biannual, the journal of hip-hop literature. He has contributed to The Believer, Dazed & Confused, The Village Voice and many other publications. Lewis is author of Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises, a memoir. He currently lives in Paris, at work on The Noir Album: On Life in Multicultural Paris, due next year. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

33 1/3 Books

Image
...The story behind the making of the album that signaled the descent of Sylvester Sly Stone Stewart into a haze of drug addiction and delirium is captivating enough for the cinema. In the spacious attic of a Beverly Hills mansion belonging...

1969

Sarah Hill

Dr Sarah Hill is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Music, Cardiff University, UK and Co-ordinating Editor of Popular Music. She has published work on Welsh-language popular music and cultural identity, progressive rock, and female vocality. A native of Oakland, California and a fluent Welsh speaker, Sarah is also Co-ordinating Editor of Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

San Francisco and the Long 60s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Scholarly Books

...I don’t know if what we were allowed to do here, we were allowed to experiment with, we could have done anywhere else. I don’t think it would have...

Funk

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...Funk music is commonly thought of as a style of energetic dance music, driven by hard, syncopated basslines and drum beats, and accented by any number of instruments involved in rhythmic counterplay, all working toward a ‘groove.’ While...

San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: Bay Area – 6,783,760 (2000); San Francisco (city and county) – 776,733; Oakland (city) – 399,484; Berkeley (city) – 102,743 The San Francisco Bay Area is located on the west coast of northern...