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Music executive turned author Eddie Santiago...combines vivid imagery and biographical facts about Sylvester Stewart, while intertwining them with a backdrop of pivotal events in history that shaped his life...If you’re a fan of the Family Stone or fancy yourself a lover of biographies wanting to learn about one of entertainment’s all-time mesmerizing and mercurial performers, then Sly... fits the bill.
— Melody Charles, Soul Tracks

Sly: The Lives of Sylvester Stewart and Sly Stone

A detailed account of the twin stories of Sylvester Stewart, the studious, articulate, and industrious producer and songwriter - and Sly Stone - the innovative, captivating, and controversial disc jockey, band leader, and performer - as they struggle for the soul of one man who would become a legend.

Sly: The Lives of Sylvester Stewart and Sly Stone takes readers inside the life of the enigmatic artist behind the classics "Dance to the Music," "Stand," "I Want to Take You Higher," "Everyday People," "Sing a Simple Song," "You Can Make It If You Try," "Hot Fun in the Summertime," "Everybody is a Star," "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)," "Family Affair," and "If You Want Me to Stay."

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