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Sly Stone: Back On The Right Track/Sly & the Family Stone: Ten Years Too Soon

Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, 3 November 1979

FILED SIDE by side, those titles read like the bookends of a wasted decade. In their predictably loud, plain language they seem to say that the Prodigal has returned from the Wilderness. Not a bad pitch — it's almost a pity to let the truth interfere…

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