Category: r&b

Janet & Michael Jackson at their Hollywood…

Janet & Michael Jackson at their Hollywood Hills home, December 18, 1972, via ew

James Brown, 1967, Long Island Airport, by Jea…

James Brown, 1967, Long Island Airport, by Jean-Marie Périer. 

When James bought this Learjet 23 in 1965, he became the first black person to own a private jet. [source] [source]

Aretha Franklin, the first woman inducted into…

Aretha Franklin, the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, via rockhall.org

Marvin Gaye at the Royal Albert Hall, 1976, by…

Marvin Gaye at the Royal Albert Hall, 1976, by David Redfern

B.B. King at Fillmore East, June 19, 1971, by …

B.B. King at Fillmore East, June 19, 1971, by Amalie R. Rothschild, via snapgalleries

Michael Jackson, 1971, by Henry Diltz

Michael Jackson, 1971, by Henry Diltz

Tina Turner, Central Park, Schaefer Music Fest…

Tina Turner, Central Park, Schaefer Music Festival, July 13 1970, by Walter Iooss Jr, via theguardian, “The Making of a Rock and Roll Revolutionary”

Janis with maracas, March 1968 at the Fillmore…

Janis with maracas, March 1968 at the Fillmore East, by Ken Regan

gayemarvins: Marvin getting help wiping the sw…

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Marvin getting help wiping the sweat off his face by a fan while performing Let’s Get It On during an appearance on Soul Train by Bruce W. Talamon, February 16, 1974

Remarkably one of only two appearances on Soul Train! (The other coming in 1977.)

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