31 mei 2013

Sly Stone And The Family Stone zoeken het hogerop

Geschreven door: Richard Verbrugge

Label: Legacy/Epic

Epic Records en Legacy Recordings brengen op 27 augustus een luxe box uit van Sly and The Family Stone. De box heet Higher! en bevat meer dan 70 nummers verdeeld over 4 cd’s die gezamenlijk een overzicht bieden van de roemruchte carrière van deze funkband van 1964 tot 1977. De box bevat tevens een boekwerk van 104 pagina’s met daarin een retrospectief en uiteraard tal van foto’s en commentaren.

Tracklisting Higher!

Disc One (1964-1967):

  1. I Just Learned How To Swim by Sly Stewart
  2. Scat Swim by Sly Stewart
  3. Buttermilk (Part 1) by Sly
  4. Dance All Night by Sly and Freddie
  5. Temptation Walk by Sly
  6. I Ain’t Got Nobody (For Real)
  7. I Can’t Turn You Loose
  8. Higher
  9. Underdog
  10. Bad Risk
  11. Let Me Hear It From You
  12. Advice
  13. If This Room Could Talk
  14. I Cannot Make It
  15. Trip To Your Heart
  16. I Hate To Love Her
  17. Silent Communications
  18. I Get High On You
  19. I Remember
  20. My Woman’s Head

Disc Two (1967-1968):

  1. What’s That Got To Do With Me
  2. Fortune And Fame
  3. What Would I Do
  4. Only One Way Out Of This Mess
  5. I Know What You Came To Say
  6. Dance To The Music
  7. Ride The Rhythm
  8. Color Me True
  9. Are You Ready
  10. Don’t Burn Baby (C)
  11. We Love All (D)
  12. Danse A La Musique by The French Fries
  13. Small Fries by The French Fries
  14. Chicken
  15. Into My Own Thing
  16. Life
  17. Love City
  18. M’Lady
  19. Dynamite! featuring Johnny Robinson on vocals
  20. Undercat

Disc Three (1968-1970):

  1. Everyday People
  2. Sing A Simple Song
  3. I Get High On You
  4. Wonderful World Of Color
  5. Pressure
  6. I Want To Take You Higher
  7. Seven More Days
  8. Feathers
  9. Somebody’s Watching You
  10. Sex Machine
  11. Hot Fun In The Summertime
  12. Everybody Is A Star
  13. Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
  14. Stand!
  15. You Can Make It If You Try
  16. Dance To The Music
  17. Medley: Music Lover / I Want To Take You Higher / Music Lover

Disc Four (1971-1977):

  1. Luv N’ Haight
  2. Family Affair
  3. Brave & Strong
  4. Runnin’ Away
  5. (You Caught Me) Smilin’
  6. Spaced Cowboy
  7. You’re The One featuring Little Sister
  8. In Time
  9. If You Want Me To Stay
  10. Frisky
  11. Skin I’m In
  12. If It Were Left Up To Me
  13. Time For Livin’
  14. Can’t Strain My Brain
  15. Loose Booty
  16. Le Lo Li
  17. Crossword Puzzle
  18. Family Again
  19. Hoboken by Sly Stone
  20. High by Sly Stone