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Musician Sly Stone was the frontman and songwriter for the late 1960s to early '70s funk band Sly and the Family Stone, of such popular hits as "Loose Booty."
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Stone took a few stabs at comebacks during the 1980s, but his cocaine use ultimately landed him in jail. Throughout the 1990s, he largely stayed out of the spotlight, with the exception of Sly and the Family Stone's 1993 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.
More than a decade later, Sly Stone re-emerged into the public eye with an unexpected and quirky performance at the 2006 Grammy Awards. A couple of years later, he and a few of his family members reunited for a show in Las Vegas.
Stone made headlines in 2010 when he sued his former manager, Jerry Goldstein, claiming that Goldstein had stole up to $30 million in royalties from Sly and the Family Stone.
More recently, in 2011, Stone released a comeback album entitled I'm Back! Family and Friends. The musician was reportedly living in a van in Los Angeles following the album's release.
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