Sly and the Family Stone  

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Everybody is a star
I can feel it when you shine on me
I love you for who you are
Not the one you feel you need to be

--"Everybody Is a Star" (1969) by Sylvester Stewart

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Sly & the Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco, California active funk, soul, psychedelic music and rock from 1966 to 1983. Headed by singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sly Stone, and containing several of his family members and friends, the band was the first major American rock band to have multiracial and multigender lineup.

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