500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Sly and the Family Stone, 'Fresh'

186. Sly and the Family Stone, 'Fresh'

Epic, 1973

As the Seventies unfurled, Stone became progressively dissolute. But he had one more ace up his sleeve: the intoxicating "If You Want Me to Stay," surrounded here by idiosyncratic gestures like a ragged take on Doris Day's "Que Sera, Sera."

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