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'Sons of Anarchy' Covers 'Everyday People,' 'Running Blues'

September 24, 2013

Sons of Anarchy is rolling along with its sixth season, and the music-heavy biker drama on FX has already tapped into the Rolling Stones and Marianne Faithfull's "As Tears Go By." The show's music supervisor and composer Bob Thiele has more up his sleeve,...


Sly and the Family Stone Dust Off 'What's That Got to Do With Me'

July 11, 2013

Sly and the Family Stone are celebrating their career – and Sly Stone's 70th birthday – with the new anthology collection Higher!, out August 27th. To mark the release, the influential funk group dug deep into their vaults for mono single...


Sly Stone Pleads Not Guilty to Cocaine Charge

June 16, 2011

Reclusive funk legend Sly Stone has pleaded not guilty to possession of cocaine in a Los Angeles court yesterday. Stone – who has a history of drug abuse – was arrested in April after police pulled over a van he was in for a minor traffic...


Rob Sheffield's Coolest Summer Jams

July 19, 2012

These are the songs that rocked their radio sumer, or just evoke the hazy thrill of beaches, sweaty house parties, roller-disco bar mitzvahs, dazed guitar-freak blowouts, backstreet boomboxes, that gin-and-juice barbecue that went horribly wrong when...