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Written By – M. Silva
|2||Say You Will||3:18|
|4||Time For Livin'||3:17|
|5||Can't Strain My Brain||4:09|
|9||Better Thee Than Me||3:35|
|10||Livin' While I'm Livin'||2:58|
|11||This Is Love||2:54|
|12||Crossword Puzzle (Early Version)||3:47|
|13||Time For Livin' (Alternate Version)||3:59|
|14||Loose Booty (Alternate Version)||2:05|
- Mastered At – Sony Music Studios, New York City
- Recorded At – Record Plant, Sausalito
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
- Copyright (c) – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
- Copyright (c) – Mijac Music
- Manufactured By – Epic, A Division of Sony BMG Music Entertainment
- Distributed By – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
- Arranged By [Strings] – Ed Bogas
- Artwork By [Art Direction And Design] – Rob Carter
- Artwork By [Design] – John Berg, Jon Van Hammersveld
- Bass – Rusty Allen
- Drums – Bill Lordan
- Engineer – Lee Wong, Roger Dollarhide, Tom Flye, Willie Greer
- Engineer [Assistant] – Bob Edwards, Bobby Hughes (2), Mike Stone
- Engineer [Quadrophinic Remix Engineer] – John Stronach
- Engineer [Re-mix Engineer] – Jimmy Douglas* (tracks: 4), Stone* (tracks: 4), Flye* (tracks: 4)
- Executive Producer [Reissue] – Glenn Stone, Jerry Goldstein
- Flute, Saxophone – Pat Rizzo
- Keyboards [Assistance On Keyboards] – Truman Thomas
- Mastered By [Original] – George Horn
- Mastered By [Remaster] – Vic Anesini
- Other [Legacy A & R] – Steve Berkowitz
- Other [Original Lp Liner Notes] – Steve Lake, Melody Maker
- Other [Project Director] – Lisa Buckler
- Other [Reissue Liner Notes] – Alex Stimmel
- Photography – Norman Seeff
- Photography [Page 10] – Bob Gruen
- Photography [Page 2] – GAB Archives/Shooting Star
- Photography [Page 4] – Feed Lombardi
- Photography [Page 7] – Sony BMG Archives
- Photography [Pages 8-9, 14] – Jeff Mayer
- Producer, Arranged By, Engineer, Vocals, Keyboards, Guitar, Bass – Sly Stone
- Reissue Producer – Bob Irwin
- Saxophone – Jerry Martini
- Trumpet – Cynthia Robinson
- Violin – Sid Page
- Vocals, Guitar, Co-producer – Brother Freddie Stone*
- Vocals, Keyboards – Rose Stone Banks*, Vet Stewart
- Written-By – S. Stewart*
With 4 previously unreleased bonus tracks.
16 page insert booklet tucked into front cover including credits, essay and photography.
Mastered at Sony Music Studios, New York.
Originally recorded in 1974.
Recorded at The Record Plant in Sausalito and at homes in New York and California.
Tracks 1 to 11 originally issued as Epic Album PE 32930
Thank you David Froelich and thank you Clive Davis, regardless. Special thanks to Steve Paley for everything in the future and the past.
Track 1 - master number FCO 117723 - Also issued as Epic Singles 5-111140
Track 2 - master number FCO 113466
Track 3 - master number FCO 113463
Track 4 - master number FCO 113464 - Also issued as Epic Single 5-11140 - Billboard Pop Chart #32
Billboard R&B Chart #10
Track 5 - Also issued as Epic Single 8-50033
Track 6 - master number FCO 113465 - Also issued as Epic Single 8-50033 - Billboard Pop Chart #84
Billboard R&B Chart #22
Track 9 - master number FCO 113328
Track 10 - master number FCO 117711
Track 12 - (Early Version) Previously Unreleased.
Track 13 - (Alternate Version) Previously Unreleased.
Track 14 - (Alternate Version) Previously Unreleased.
Track 15 - (Instrumental) Previously Unreleased.
Tracks 1-11 ℗ 1974 Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Tracks 12-15 ℗ 2007 Sony BMG Music Entertainment
© 1974 (Renewed) Mijac Music (BMI).
All rights on behalf of Mijac Music administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI).
© 1974, 2007 Sony BMG Music Entertainment
℗ 1974, 2007 Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Manufactured and distributed by Epic, A Division of Sony BMG Music Entertainment / Distributed by Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
Made in the EU.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 8 697-04540-2 5
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI 94K2
- Matrix / Runout: Sony Music 50100784477-0101 11 A 0
- Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA
- Label Code: LC 0019
Other Versions (5 of 28) View All
|PE 32930||Sly & The Family Stone||Small Talk (LP, Album, Pit)||Epic||PE 32930||US||1974||Sell This Version|
|EAQ 32930||Sly & The Family Stone||Small Talk (8-Trk, Album, Quad)||Epic||EAQ 32930||US||1974||Sell This Version|
|ELPS 3702||Sly & The Family Stone||Small Talk (LP, Album)||Epic||ELPS 3702||Australia||1974||Sell This Version|
|PEA 32930||Sly & The Family Stone||Small Talk (8-Trk, Album)||Epic||PEA 32930||US||1974||Sell This Version|
|MOVLP1431||Sly & The Family Stone||Small Talk (LP, Album, RE, RM)||Music On Vinyl||MOVLP1431||Europe||2016||Sell This Version|