Watch Janis Joplin and Tom Jones shake it to 'Raise Your Hand' in 1969

Watching this video of Janis Joplin and Tom Jones singing "Raise Your Hand" and dancing together on stage makes me so incredibly happy. What a joy to see them both doing their thing... together. Groovy, baby!

This footage is from an episode of Jones' show This is Tom Jones which aired on December 4, 1969, just 10 short months before her death.

On the same episode, Joplin sang this "Little Girl Blue" solo:

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Thanks, Eric Harvey Brown! Read the rest

Bob Crewe's groovy 1966 instrumental, "Music to Watch Girls By"

I'd long wondered who recorded this, I'm not surprised to learn it is the famous Bob Crewe. Read the rest

Groovy 1970s song: "Sort of Soul" by Birds 'N Brass

"The brainchild of Keith Roberts, Birds 'N Brass derived their unique sound from conventional brass, guitar, etc and fused this with the wonderful voice of Barbara Moore (an album from her coming over the weekend) and with the Trivox, a weird electronic accordion."

Birds 'N Brass - Soundsational (1970) Read the rest