Caption: Sly & the Family Stone with Jerry Martini, Credit: Epic Records 1968
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Sly & the Family Stone with Jerry Martini 

SLY & THE FAMILY STONE with JERRY MARTINI Vol. I

From: Howard Burchette
Series: The Funk Show
Length: 58:27

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Original and founding member of SLY & THE FAMILY STONE'S JERRY MARTINI talks about the history of the group and his new cover band THE FAMILY STONE PROJECT. Read the full description.

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This is Volume I of a three part series. Each part is divided into three segments giving room for PSA’s, station ID’s and announcements.

Jerry Martini is a saxophonist and original member of Sly and the Family Stone. Together they recorded many hits like Family Affair, Higher, Stand, Everybody Is a Star, Hot Fun In The Summer Time, Fun, Dance To The Music, If You Want Me To Stay, Everyday People, Sing A Simple Song, You Can Make It If You Try, Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again, etc.

Jerry joined Howard Burchette as they talked about the history of
Sly & the Family Stone and their music. Today Jerry fronts a Sly & the Family Stone tribute band called The Family Stone Project with founding member of Sly & the Family Stone Cynthia Robinson.

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Piece Description

This is Volume I of a three part series. Each part is divided into three segments giving room for PSA’s, station ID’s and announcements.

Jerry Martini is a saxophonist and original member of Sly and the Family Stone. Together they recorded many hits like Family Affair, Higher, Stand, Everybody Is a Star, Hot Fun In The Summer Time, Fun, Dance To The Music, If You Want Me To Stay, Everyday People, Sing A Simple Song, You Can Make It If You Try, Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again, etc.

Jerry joined Howard Burchette as they talked about the history of
Sly & the Family Stone and their music. Today Jerry fronts a Sly & the Family Stone tribute band called The Family Stone Project with founding member of Sly & the Family Stone Cynthia Robinson.

Broadcast History

August 22, 2009

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Hot Fun In The Summer Time Sly & the Family Stone The Essential Sly & the Family Stone. Epic 2002 03:00
Brave and Strong Sly & the Family Stone The Essential Sly & the Family Stone. Epic 2002 03:00
Luv N Haight Sly & the Family Stone The Essential Sly & the Family Stone. Epic 2002 03:00
Sing A Simple Song Sly & the Family Stone The Essential Sly & the Family Stone. Epic 2002 03:00
Seventh Son Sly Stone Seventh Son. Vampi 2003 03:00
You Can Make It If You Try Sly & the Family Stone The Essential Sly & the Family Stone. Epic 2002 03:00
Life (live) Sly & the Family Stone The Thesaurus of Funkasaurus. Soul Brother 2001 03:00
M Lady (live) Sly & the Family Stone The Thesaurus of Funkasaurus. Soul Brother 2001 03:00
I Wanna Take You Higher (live) Ike & Tina Turner What You Hear Is What You Get. Emd Int'l 1999 03:00
I Wanna Take You Higher (live) The Jackson Five Goin' Back To Indiana / Lookin' T. Motown 2001 02:09
Stand (live) The Jackson Five Goin' Back To Indiana / Lookin' T. Motown 2001 04:15
Medley: Dance To The Music/Music Lover/I Want To Take You Sly & The Family Stone Music from the Original Soundtrack and More: Woodstock. Rhino 2009 12:00
In Time Sly & The Family Stone In Time. Sony 2007 05:49