Author(s): Marshall-lewis Miles
Tells the story behind the making of the album that signaled the descent of Sylvester Sly Stone Stewart into a haze of drug addiction and delirium. In the spacious attic of a Beverly Hills mansion belonging to John and Michelle Phillips during the fall of 1970, Sly Stone began recording his follow-up to 1969's "Stand!".
"'A brilliant series of pocket-sized books focussing on a classic album. Each one a work of real love.' NME"
Miles Marshall Lewis is the author of Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don't Have Bruises (Akashic Books, 2004), an acclaimed essay collection dealing with the decline of hip-hop culture and his upbringing in the Bronx at the time.