Great list. Thanks for including Fresh by Sly and the Family Stone. It's one of Sly's most underrated. It is true that he did experiment with the drum machine. He started to do this on the album that came right before Fresh, There's a Riot Goin' On. I write about these albums and more in my book about Sly. check it out HERE.
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