I don't watch the Grammy Awards 'cause I'm a snob, but if I knew this was going to happen... (dig that wicked mohawk!) Lexington Herald-Leader | 02/09/2006 | He aims to take us higher; we think we're there: "Sly Stone, the J.D. Salinger of funk, was drawn out of seclusion by a Grammys tribute. Last night, the reclusive pioneer of soul-rock-funk fusion made his first major public appearance since Jan. 12, 1993, when he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Stone played I Want to Take You Higher behind a set of keyboards with his old band, the Family Stone, appearing unaccustomed to the bright lights."