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Rose Banks

bvoc, *1945 US
Singer / Musician / Producer of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Rosemary Stewart Rose Banks Stone Rose Stewart Rose Stone

Rose "Rosie" Stone (born Rosemary Stewart; March 21, 1945) is an African-American singer and keyboardist. She is best known as one of the lead singers in Sly and the Family Stone, a popular psychedelic soul/funk band founded by her brothers, Sly Stone and Freddie Stone. She often wore a platinum-colored wig while performing with the band, and was noted for her strong vocals.After the band's dissolution in 1975, "Sister Rose" (as she was also known) married Sly Stone's former manager/co-producer, Bubba Banks. She later recorded a solo album on Motown Records, billed as 'Rose Banks'.

  • Backing Vocals
  • Electric piano
  • Vocals
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
You Keep Me Hanging On on Detroit Soul, The Motorcity Years, Vol. 9 by Various Artists
Papa, Daddy Dear - 7" Version on Papa, Daddy Dear by Rose Banks
You Keep Me Hanging On on Soul Anthems, Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Papa, Daddy Dear - 12" Version on Papa, Daddy Dear by Rose Banks
Papa, Daddy Dear (Stone's Fusion) - 12" Version on Papa, Daddy Dear by Rose Banks
Papa, Daddy Dear (Stone's Fusion) - 7" Version on Papa, Daddy Dear by Rose Banks

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Sticks And StonesChuck Brown & The Soul Searchers / Rose Banks1980Album
Papa, Daddy DearRose Banks1980Single
Whole New ThingRose Banks1976Single
Darling BabyRose Banks1976Single
RoseRose Banks1976Album
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