Sly & The Family Stone in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., in 1968. Left to right: Sly Stone, Cynthia Robinson, Freddie Stone, Rose Stone, Jerry Martini, Larry Graham. Stephen Paley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sly & The Family Stone's new career-spanning anthology, out August 27, is titled Higher! Herb Greene/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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