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Perhaps Sly Stone has taken it ‘higher’ too many times…

43eaeac1-00150-02d61-400cb8e1I read this a while back and had meant to post it, as it was just too ludicrous to go unmentioned here. Hip/funkster or Funk/hipster Sly Stone’s Santa Rosa show back in October is just too, too far-out, whackadoo crazy, according to this account from Bohemian.com. Read on about Mr. Stone…

The insane circumstances surrounding Sly Stone’s bizarre appearance in Santa Rosa last Friday, Oct. 18, were told to me by several people involved with the show. Crazy doesn’t begin to describe it. Here’s how it went down.

The morning of the show, Sly Stone is in Los Angeles. He fires his business manager. Sly tells the promoter that he’s his own boss now, that he’s the one who’s going to get paid at the show, and that he needs $3,000 wired to the bank account of an Iranian BMW saleswoman before he’ll even get on the plane to San Francisco.

And about that plane: it was supposed to arrive from Los Angeles at 11:30am. No Sly. The limo waits at the airport. Sly’s next flight becomes 1:30pm, then 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 5:30pm. No one can get a hold of him at all. The promoter drives to the airport in the slim hope that Sly might walk through one of the gates. (more…)

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