Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young & Tom Jones on the Tom Jones TV show in 1969

I think my feelings about this somewhat unlikely pairing of Tom Jones and Crosby, Still, Nash & Young can best be expressed by some of the comments on YouTube:

"When I was a kid, I thought Tom Jones was the height of uncool. Looking back, it was clearly the other way round."

"This is gonna be the LAMEST thing ever...10 seconds later...OMG...This is freakin' AWESOME!!!"

[H/t Michael Colombo]

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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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Music: "Mama Told Me Not to Come," Stereophonics feat. Tom Jones

A great cover. They are having fun, son. Read the rest