828767591223
Stand! [Digipak]

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Format: CD
Label: Legacy
Catalog: 675912
Rel. Date: 04/24/2007
UPC: 828767591223

Stand! [Digipak]
Artist: Sly & The Family Stone
Format: CD
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''Stand!'' is the fourth studio album by soul/funk band Sly & the Family Stone, released May 3, 1969 on Epic Records. Written and produced by lead singer and multi-instrumentalist Sly Stone, ''Stand!'' was the band's breakout album. It went on to sell over three million copies and become one of the most successful albums of the 1960s. The album sold over 500,000 copies in the year of its release and was certified gold in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America on December 4, 1969. By 1986, it had sold well over 1 million copies and had been certified platinum in sales by the RIAA on November 26 of that same year. ''Stand!'' is considered one of the artistic high-points of the band's career and includes several landmark songs, among them hit singles, such as "Sing a Simple Song", "I Want to Take You Higher", "Stand!", and "Everyday People". In 2003, the album was ranked number 118 on ''Rolling Stone'' magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. - Wikipedia