1. Sly Stone's Dodgy Deals & Money Problems Explored in Court Case

    June 03, 2013 5:20 AM EDT Anyone curious how a mega-successful musician -- one inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- can go 30 years nearly penniless should read a decision by a California appeals court on Thursday. The subject of the ruling is Sly Stone, born as Sylvester Stewart, who as the frontman for…

  2. Sly Stone Sues Ex-manager For $50 Million

    January 29, 2010 6:42 AM EST Sly Stone has filed a $50 million lawsuit against his former manager, alleging fraud and 20 years of stolen royalties. Stone, the frontman of Sly and the Family Stone , claimed that Jerry Goldstein had diverted an estimated $20-$30 million of royalties and used them to fund a lavish lifestyle…