Sly Stone

George Johnson (Brothers Johnson) urged John McClain, vice president a&r, to sign Sly Stone to A&M Records. With support from Herb Alpert, Sly was signed to an album deal. The label took the deal one step at a time and released "Eek-Ah-Bo-Static Automatic" and teamed Sly with Jesse Johnson.

Sly Stone was voted 78 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

  1. Sly Stone to Rock Again, Now on A&M. Nelson George. Billboard, March 15, 1986.
Recording Years / Label
1986 -  A&M Records
vocals, guitar, keyboards

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