There's a Riot Goin' On ()

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  1. Luv N' Haight
  2. Just Like a Baby
  3. Poet
  4. Family Affair
  5. Africa Talks To You "the Asphalt Jungle"
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  1. Luv N' Haight
  2. Just Like a Baby
  3. Poet
  4. Family Affair
  5. Africa Talks To You "the Asphalt Jungle"
  6. There's a Riot Goin' On
  7. Brave & Strong
  8. (You Caught Me) Smiin'
  9. Time
  10. Spaced Cowboy
  11. Runnin' Away
  12. Thank You For Talkin' To Me Africa
  13. Runnin' Away
  14. My Gorilla is My Butler
  15. Do You Know What?
  16. That's Pretty Clean
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It's easy to write off There's a Riot Goin' On as one of two things -- Sly Stone's disgusted social commentary or the beginning of his slow descent into addiction. It's both of these things, of course, but pigeonholing it as either winds up dismissing the album as a whole, since it is so bloody hard to categorize. What's certain is that Riot is unlike any of Sly & the Family Stone's other albums, stripped of the effervescence that flowed through even such politically aware records as Stand! This is idealism soured, as hope ...

There's a Riot Goin' On 2008, Legacy

UPC: 886972695327

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