Guitarist, vocalist, and co-founder of the rock, funk, and soul band Sly and the Family Stone.
His real name was Fred Stewart, but he and his siblings changed their name when forming their band.
Though not all Family Stone members were actually family, Sly is actually his brother.
He has many children, including a son named Freddie Jr.
He and Andy Newmark were both in Sly and the Family Stone.