Sly & The Family Stone is our Featured Artist for the whole summer of 2013. It's "Hot Fun in the Summertime" on the Alley this year!

Sylvester Stewart was a Bay Area disc jockey and record producer before he formed his mixed gender, multiracial powerhouse in 1967. Along with James Brown and George Clinton (Parliament/Funkadelic), Sly & The Family Stone were essential creators of funk music.

Between 1968 and 1971, with a ... (more)