The story behind Philly megahit 'We are Family,' and how it's getting new life today

The story behind Philly megahit 'We are Family,' and how it's getting new life today

The story behind Philly megahit 'We are Family,' and how it's getting new life today

Sister Sledge had a few overseas hits for the label around 1977 and ’78, but nothing yet in America, and they were ready for a great song, or eight. “I wasn’t even 16 yet but wound up at the right place at the right time,” said Sledge. “We had heard at that time Atlantic wanted Chic to produce the Rolling Stones but, instead, Nile wanted someone new, obscure, fresh. They wanted audiences to know that what they did was a hit because of them, not Mick Jagger’s name. That was genius on Nile’s part.”

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Published at Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:49:50 +0000

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