Sly & the Family Stone biography and history on AllMusic including By his induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, he had disappeared from public. “Sing a Simple Song!” Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, R&B Pioneer Award Winner, and original founding member of Sly & The Family Stone; Jerry Martini. "Sly & the Family Stone expanded our minds and moved our asses like no other before, and I'm just so impressed that the Rock n Roll Hall of. Sly & the Family Stone artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music. The Black Roots Of Rock And Roll: Part 2. p.m., is being produced in partnership with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and will feature interviews with Sly & the Family Stone. Sly & the Family Stone. A Whole New Thing [Epic/Legacy, ] [Rolling Stone: ] But this is among the greatest rock and roll LPs of all time. They are known for their songs "Everyday People" and "Dance to the Music". In , the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. References. Rolling Stone: Ranked #60 in Rolling Stone's " Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "Sly and the Family Stone created a musical utopia ". By the time he reached high school in Vallejo, California, Sly was playing Rock 'n' Roll with Joey Piazza And The Continentals. In , he joined a group. Our Top 10 Sly And The Family Stone Songs looks back at one of the greatest rock and roll meets soul style party bands of the s and 70s.