EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #262: ” I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER”- SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE

Sly And The Family Stone* - I Want To Take You Higher (2013, Vinyl ...

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single #262: “I Want To Take You Higher” -Sly And The Family Stone. May 23, 1970.

  • Single: “I Want To Take You Higher” -Sly and The Family Stone
  • Record Company- Epic
  • Genre: Funk-Soul
  • Written by Sly Stone
  • Time: 2:55
  • B-side:”Stand!”
  • Album-Stand!
  • Grade: A+
  • Peaked at #38 9 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

“I Want To Take You Higher” had previously been released as a single in 1969 and peaked at #60. This time it was #38. I had always assumed it was a bigger hit. In the bands short career they had 20 Hot 100 hits with 10 making the Top 40. They had 3 #1 hits “Everyday People” 1968, “Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin” 1970 and “Family Affair” in 1971. Both Ike and Tina Turner and Sly and The Family Stone entered the singles chart with a version of this song on May 23, 1970.