The distinctive bass line was played by Sly himself, ex band member Larry Graham relates, "he used to play with a pick". This was their last smash, but their first using a primitive drum machine.
Sly & the Family Stone.
Produced by Sly Stone. If You Want Me To Stay Lyrics. Count the days I'm gone Forget reachin' me by phone Because I promise I'll be gone for a while.
If You Want Me to Stay" is a 1973 hit single by Sly and the Family Stone, from their album Fresh. The single was the band's final Top 20 pop hit, and is the best-known of its post-There's a Riot Goin' On recordings. Stone recorded the song without much input from the rest of the band; by the early 1970s, he had begun crafting most of his material by himself.
Frisky Lyrics Sly and the Family Stone. Sly and the Family Stone - Frisky Songtext. I'll be down, when you're gone Call me back on the telephone Lil ole, lil ole, lil ole name and a title . 02 If You Want Me to Stay. 03 Let Me Have It All. 04 Frisky. 05 Thankful N' Thoughtful.
For me to stay here I got to be me. You'll never be in doubt. That's what it's all about. You can't take me for granted and smile. Count the days I'm gone. Forget reachin' me by phone. Because I promise I'll be gone for a while. And when you see me again. I hope that you have been. that you really are now. Got to get in straight. How could I ever be late.
More Songs From the Album: Sly & the Family Stone - Fresh. The initial notes look okay, but after just a few bars I see this is simply not what Graham, (or possibly Stone himself), played. With this I do not mean that there are frequent errors, but rather someone who wrote down whatever could pass as a bass line. To call this the sheet music of this song is simply fraudulent.
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