On this date in 2010 , Sly Stone filed a $50 million lawsuit against his former manager Jerry Goldstein, alleging fraud and 20 years of stolen royalties. On January 27,2015 Sly Stone was awarded $5 million by a Los Angeles jury. Good for you Sly !! I still think you should have got more !!! Man I used to love this band…. here’s the band jamming “I Want to Take You Higher”.