Sly & The Family Stone Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which controversial political party influenced Sly and the Family Stone?
    • A. 

      The Green Party

    • B. 

      The Black Panthers

    • C. 

      The Communist Party

    • D. 

      The SLA

  • 2. 
    Sly & the Family Stone formed during the "Summer of Love" in which city?
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      Detroit

    • C. 

      San Francisco

    • D. 

      Seattle

  • 3. 
    Which Sly & the Family Stone song was the group's first to hit the Billboard Top Ten?
    • A. 

      Dance To The Music

    • B. 

      Stand!

    • C. 

      Underdog

    • D. 

      Everyday People

  • 4. 
    Where did Sly and the Family Stone begin?
    • A. 

      New York, NY

    • B. 

      San Francisco, CA

    • C. 

      Seattle, WA

    • D. 

      Detroit, MI

  • 5. 
    What was Sly and the Family Stone's first #1 single?
    • A. 

      Family Affair

    • B. 

      Thank You

    • C. 

      Everyday People

    • D. 

      Dance To The Music

  • 6. 
    What is Sly Stone's birth name?
    • A. 

      Sylvester Stone

    • B. 

      Stewart Stone

    • C. 

      Stone Stewart

    • D. 

      Sylvester Stewart

  • 7. 
    Sly & the Family Stone was a combination of Sly & the Stoners and which other band?
    • A. 

      The Soul Family

    • B. 

      The Stone Family

    • C. 

      Freddie & The Stone Souls

    • D. 

      Rose & The Stone Groove

  • 8. 
    In 1993, Sly & the Family Stone received what honor?
    • A. 

      Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

    • B. 

      Motown Hall Of Fame

    • C. 

      Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    • D. 

      Billboard Legacy Award

  • 9. 
    Sly & the Family Stone is considered the first major American rock band to do what?
    • A. 

      Integrate Both Race And Gender

    • B. 

      Have A Black Singer/Songwriter

    • C. 

      Have A Female Drummer

    • D. 

      Have A Regular Brass Section

  • 10. 
    In 1987, Sly Stone was arrested for possession of which drug?
    • A. 

      Cocaine

    • B. 

      Crack

    • C. 

      Crystal Meth

    • D. 

      Heroin

  • 11. 
    Sly Stone developed his nickname while working at which job?
    • A. 

      Actor

    • B. 

      Stand-Up Comedian

    • C. 

      Painter

    • D. 

      Radio DJ

  • 12. 
    What is the title of Sly & the Family Stone's debut album?
    • A. 

      Dance To The Music

    • B. 

      A Whole New Thing

    • C. 

      Everyday People

    • D. 

      Fresh

  • 13. 
    Which tune from Sly & the Family Stone's "Greatest Hits" album went to #1?
    • A. 

      Stand

    • B. 

      Thank You

    • C. 

      A Family Affair

    • D. 

      Hot Fun In The Summertime

  • 14. 
    What is the B-side of Sly & the Family Stone's biggest hit "Everyday People"?
    • A. 

      Everybody Is A Star

    • B. 

      Sing A Simple Song

    • C. 

      I Want To Take You Higher

    • D. 

      Small Talk

  • 15. 
    Which Sly & the Family Stone B-side was the group's highest charting flip-side?
    • A. 

      Fun

    • B. 

      I Want To Take You Higher

    • C. 

      Everybody Is A Star

    • D. 

      Let Me Hear It From You

  • 16. 
    What album was Sly & the Family Stone's first to top the U.S. charts?
    • A. 

      Stand!

    • B. 

      Fresh

    • C. 

      There's a Riot Goin' On

    • D. 

      Small Talk

  • 17. 
    Which album was Sly & the Family Stone's first to crack the Top Ten?
    • A. 

      Dance To The Music

    • B. 

      Stand!

    • C. 

      Small Talk

    • D. 

      There's a Riot Goin' On

  • 18. 
    Which member of Sly & the Family Stone was the group's lead guitarist?
    • A. 

      Rose Stone

    • B. 

      Freddie Stone

    • C. 

      Jerry Martini

    • D. 

      Larry Graham

  • 19. 
    An Associated Press report after Sly Stone's 2006 Grammy appearance compared him to which author?
    • A. 

      Jack Kerouac

    • B. 

      J.D. Salinger

    • C. 

      Kurt Vonnegut

    • D. 

      Jules Verne

  • 20. 
    Sly Stone joined the rest of his band for a brief performance of which song at the 2006 Grammys?
    • A. 

      Everyday People

    • B. 

      A Family Affair

    • C. 

      I Want To Take You Higher

    • D. 

      Dance To The Music

  • 21. 
    Which of these "Stones" was not a part of the band?
    • A. 

      Vet

    • B. 

      Jerry

    • C. 

      Rose

    • D. 

      Freddie

  • 22. 
    What additional vocalist worked on "Another Night of Love"?
    • A. 

      Mel Tumor

    • B. 

      Joe Hicks

    • C. 

      Marty Knoble

    • D. 

      Frank Manly

  • 23. 
    On which 1971 hit single did Billy Preston and Bobby Womack contribute?
    • A. 

      Stand!

    • B. 

      Runnin' Away

    • C. 

      Hot Fun In The Summertime

    • D. 

      Family Affair

  • 24. 
    Which San Francisco music critic noted "Two types of black music... before and after Sly Stone"?
    • A. 

      David Fricke

    • B. 

      Joel Selvin

    • C. 

      Christopher Farley

    • D. 

      Lester Bangs

  • 25. 
    Despite forming in San Francisco, the related members of Sly & the Family Stone grew up where?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Washington

    • C. 

      Illinois

    • D. 

      Texas

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