Sly & The Family Stone - Dance To The Music download album
Dance to the Music is the second studio album by funk/soul band Sly and the Family Stone, released April 27, 1968 on Epic/CBS Records. It contains the Top Ten hit single of the same name, which was influential in the formation and popularization of the musical subgenre of psychedelic soul and helped lay the groundwork for the development of funk music.
Produced by Sly Stone. Album Dance To The Music. Dance To The Music Lyrics. Get up and dance to the music Get on up and dance to the music. Dance to the Music Dance to the Music Dance to the Music Dance to the Music. The title track off their 1968 sophomore album, this song was the Family Stone’s big breakthrough-it rose to Drummer Greg Errico remembers that they were deliberately aiming for a big hit with this song so that they could do other things later. He told Rolling Stone: We had pressure from CBS to write a hit, so Sly said, ‘Well, OK, we’ve got to capture the audience and get them to listen. Then we can get more sophisticated and more political. This song was also a showcase for the different elements going on in the band.
Get on up and dance to the fonky music! Dum-dumm du-du-du-du-du-dum. Dance To The Music" lyrics provided for educational purposes and personal use only.
Sly & the Family Stone came into their own with their second album, Dance to the Music. This is exuberant music, bursting with joy and invention. If there's a shortage of classic material, with only the title track being a genuine classic, that winds up being nearly incidental, since it's so easy to get sucked into the freewheeling spirit and cavalier virtuosity of the group.
Dance to the Music (single version) Lyrics. 8. Soul Clappin' Lyrics. Never Do Your Woman Wrong (instrumental) Lyrics. Sly & The Family Stone Lyrics provided by SongLyrics.
The Family Stone itself never thought very highly of Dance to the Music while they were recording it; its existence was the result of CBS executive Clive Davis' request for Sly Stone to make his sound more pop friendly. To appease his employer, Sly developed a formula for the band's recordings, which would still promote his visions of peace, brotherly love, and anti-racism while appealing to a wider audience.
Dance To The Music" has since been ranked on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. This song and album helped launch the "psychedelic soul" sound of the early '70s. The Temptations, The Impressions, The Four Tops, The Jackson 5 and The Undisputed Truth all would later show tremendous influence from Dance To The Music. Sly & the Family Stone drummer Greg Errico recalled the story to Uncut: "Most of our stuff in those days came together over time. It wasn't a preconceived thing. Cutting the track, we got the strong beat that everyone could log onto, then it came together in layers. com/Dance to the Music (Sly and the Family Stone album). Dance to the Music may refer to
|1||Dance To The Music||3:00|
|3||I Ain't Got Nobody (For Real)||4:27|
|4||Dance To The Medley (Music Is Alive, Dance In, Music Lover)||12:16|
|5||Ride The Rhythm||2:47|
|6||Color Me True||3:09|
|7||Are You Ready||2:49|
|8||Don't Burn Baby||3:14|
|9||I Will Never Fall In Love Again||3:25|
- Manufactured By – Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
- Record Company – Epic/Sony Records
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
- Liner Notes – K . Ebara*
- Written-By – S. Stewart*
NotesIssued after 1994 as it has IFPI codes
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 4988010538620
- Rights Society: JASRAC
- Matrix / Runout: DPA-11436 1
- Mould SID Code: IFPI 45J7
|BN 26371||Sly & The Family Stone||Dance To The Music (LP, Album, Ter)||Epic||BN 26371||US||1968|
|SONP 50155||Sly & The Family Stone||Dance To The Music (LP, Album, Promo)||CBS/Sony||SONP 50155||Japan||1968|
|MFP5965||Sly & The Family Stone||Dance To The Music (LP, Album, RE)||Music For Pleasure||MFP5965||Australia||Unknown|
|E 30334||Sly & The Family Stone||Dance To The Music (LP, Album, RE)||Epic||E 30334||US||Unknown|
|LP 5144, BN 26371||Sly & The Family Stone||Dance To The Music (LP, Album, RE)||Sundazed Music, Epic||LP 5144, BN 26371||US||2007|
|Dance To The Music||2:58|
|SLY 1||Sly & The Family Stone||Dance To The Music (7", EP)||Portrait||SLY 1||UK||1987|
|SLY T1||Sly & The Family Stone||Dance To The Music (Extended Version) (12", EP)||Portrait||SLY T1||UK||1987|
|SLY T1||Sly And The Family Stone*||Dance To The Music (12")||Portrait||SLY T1||UK||1987|