Upset that people were not listening to the messages in his songs Sly Stone penned this song.
In 1970, Sly in the Family, an integrated band, trying to spread the message of racial harmony, were more popular than ever but Stone thought that message was getting lost.
The lyrics are scathing and mostly directed at Sly himself, even referencing his earlier hits Dance To the Music and Everyday People, but once again, many people lost the message in the powerful groove.
It soared to #1
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