Dance To The Music
Sly & The Family Stone
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All we need is a drummer,
for people who only need a beat
I'm gonna add a little guitar
and make it easy to move your feet

1968
8
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1968
  • peaked at No. 7 on the UK Singles chart in 1968
  • B-side: "Let Me Hear It From You"
  • from the album Dance to the Music (1968)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #225 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • the first single to chart on the Hot 100 for Sly & The Family Stone
  • on the record:
       Sly Stone- vocals, organ, backing vocals
       Freddie Stone- guitar, vocals, backing vocals
       Larry Graham- bass, vocals, backing vocals
       Cynthia Robinson- trumpet, ad-libs
       Jerry Martini- tenor saxophone, clarinet
       Greg Errico- drums
  • written by Sly Stone
  • produced by Sly Stone
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