Author Ben Greenman on Pop Star Sly Stone

Author Ben Greenman on Pop Star Sly Stone

Ben Greenman is an American novelist, magazine journalist, and publishing executive who has written more than twenty fiction and non-fiction books, including collaborations with pop-music artists like Questlove, George Clinton, Brian Wilson, Gene Simmons, and others including Sly Stone who many have called one of the few indisputable geniuses of pop music.

Sly Stone is a trailblazer and a legend. He created a new kind of music, mixing Black and white, male and female, funk and rock.

As a songwriter, he penned some of the most iconic anthems of the 1960s and ’70s, from “Everyday People” to “Family Affair.”

As a performer, he electrified audiences with a persona and stage presence that set a lasting standard for pop-culture performance. Ben joined Mike Pomp on the Morning Information Center to chat about the new book entitled “ Thank You.”