Formed in San Francisco, California, U.S.A., in 1967 with members Sly Stone (b. Sylvester Stewart, 15th March 1943, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.), Freddie Stone (b. 5th June 1946, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.; guitar), Rosie Stone (b. 21st March 1945, Vallejo, California, U.S.A.; piano), Cynthia Robinson (b. 12th January 1946, Sacramento, California, U.S.A., trumpet), Jerry Martini (b. 1st October 1943, Colorado, U.S.A.; saxophone), Larry Graham (b. 14th August 1946, Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A.; bass), and Greg Errico (b. 1st September 1946, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.; drums).
Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 (Performer).