Category: r&b

Aretha Franklin, my edit of original by Hank P…

Aretha Franklin, my edit of original by Hank Parker via cbsnews

BB King, recording 1971′s Live in Cook County …

BB King, recording 1971′s Live in Cook County Jail

Aretha Franklin on Top of the Pops, July 30, 1…

Aretha Franklin on Top of the Pops, July 30, 1970, by Ron Howard

Stevie Wonder, at Seattle’s Paramount Northwes…

Stevie Wonder, at Seattle’s Paramount Northwest Theater, by John Brott

Marvin Gaye, recording What’s Going On, releas…

Marvin Gaye, recording What’s Going On, released May 21, 1971.

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”

1971 German concert posters by Gunther Kieser.

1971 German concert posters by Gunther Kieser.

Sammy Davis Jr wearing a Sgt. Pepper t-shirt a…

Sammy Davis Jr wearing a Sgt. Pepper t-shirt at London’s Talk of the Town, 1967, by David Redfern

Aretha, backstage at Fillmore West, February 1…

Aretha, backstage at Fillmore West, February 1971, by Jim Marshall

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]