Sly and the Family Stone's Stand! released 50 years ago today
Stand!, the band's fourth album, was released 50 years ago today, May 3, 1969, and includes tracks like "Sing a Simple Song," "I Want to Take You Higher," "Stand!," and "Everyday People." It has sold well over 3 million copies, becoming one of the most successful albums of the 1960s. In 2003 the album was ranked number 118 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, and in 2015, the album was selected for inclusion in the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress. To commemorate, we're featuring the band on these channels today.
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