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Sly & The Family Stone

Family Affair

  • Dance
  • Funk
  • Soul
  • Other
  • Rock
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  • 1971
  • 1972
  • 1968
  • 1969
  • 1970

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“Family Affair” is a 1971 number-one hit single recorded by Sly & the Family Stone for the Epic Records label. Their first new material since the double a-sided single “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)“/ “Everybody is a Star” nearly two years prior, “Family Affair” became the fourth and final number-one pop hit for the band. Rolling Stone magazine later ranked the song #138 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ It's a family affair, it's a family affair

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This song is listed #138 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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