Category: soul

Prince, Paisley, by Gene Shaw

Sly Stone, in Sly & The Family Stone’s sole appearance on Soul Train, recorded May 1974

George Harrison, 1971. It’s like a selfie of his soul.

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

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

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

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, 1960

Aretha Franklin, 1970, via billboard

Marvin Gaye, inside cover of Marvin Gaye Live! (1974). THOSE BOOTS