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Thu Dec 26, 2019, 10:30 PM

Tom Jones and Janis Joplin duet.

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Reply Tom Jones and Janis Joplin duet. (Original post)
marble falls Dec 2019 OP
Skittles Dec 2019 #1
Rebl2 Dec 2019 #8
OnlinePoker Dec 2019 #24
JenniferJuniper Dec 2019 #2
Corgigal Dec 2019 #3
Dennis Donovan Dec 2019 #4
underpants Dec 2019 #5
Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2019 #6
marble falls Dec 2019 #16
happybird Dec 2019 #29
Mister Ed Dec 2019 #7
murielm99 Dec 2019 #10
Kath2 Dec 2019 #12
murielm99 Dec 2019 #14
Kath2 Dec 2019 #15
kimbutgar Dec 2019 #31
Dennis Donovan Dec 2019 #11
marble falls Dec 2019 #26
marble falls Dec 2019 #17
JGug1 Dec 2019 #9
Dennis Donovan Dec 2019 #13
marble falls Dec 2019 #18
murielm99 Dec 2019 #19
peacebuzzard Dec 2019 #20
marble falls Dec 2019 #21
lutherj Dec 2019 #22
marble falls Dec 2019 #25
Pepsidog Dec 2019 #23
SunSeeker Dec 2019 #27
marble falls Dec 2019 #28
Backseat Driver Dec 2019 #30

Response to marble falls (Original post)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 10:36 PM

1. not sure who is more fascinating - Tom and Janis, or

the dancers

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Response to Skittles (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:29 PM

8. Agreed!

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Response to Skittles (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 01:01 AM

24. I saw Tom Jones a few years back here in Victoria

It was one of the better concerts I had seen in years. His voice was still outstanding.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 10:56 PM

2. 50 years ago!

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 10:58 PM

3. Saw Tom Jones

twice in concert. Hubba hubba, ladies and gents.

Never lost his voice, because he always worked it.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:11 PM

4. This made my day - Thank you!!

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:15 PM

5. Fascinating 👀

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:16 PM

6. Holy guacamole. Where'd you find that? Amazing

Dancers in background wild. Tom Jones has no rhythm! Wish JJ still around. Thanks !

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #6)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:54 PM

16. I saw a reference to it on a clickbait list and looked it up. Have you seen this ...

I saw it on the show ....




Artur Brown came to the stage on a litter carried by six dudes.

He was backed by Atomic Rooster.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #16)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 01:34 AM

29. OMG

Thank you for sharing, that was fabulous!

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:16 PM

7. Wow. Dude was badder than I remembered him.

I remember that Tom Jones hosted his own variety show in the late 60's, but I didn't remember him being this cool. It looks to me as though the band backing him and Janis is her Cosmic Blues Band, rather than a house band.

I also found this video, in which he gets down most righteously with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (and Dallas Taylor and Greg Reeves):


What really impresses me about these takes is that they're done live, with the artists' traveling bands. None of the lip-syncing to pre-recorded tracks that was the norm for TV shows in those days.

Dude was badder than I remembered.

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Response to Mister Ed (Reply #7)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:35 PM

10. I don't remember him being cool, either.

But Janis is my all-time favorite.

I just purchased The Pearl Sessions, a two CD set. I have not listened to it yet. We have been listening to Christmas music.

Tom Jones had a reputation for being uncool because of some of the concerts he gave. All these grandmas would come to the concerts and swoon over him. They would throw their grannie underwear onstage while he sang.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #10)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:41 PM

12. I just read a book about Janis.

By Holly George Warren. Very informative an I recommend it highly.

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Response to Kath2 (Reply #12)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:47 PM

14. I just read the same book.

I learned about The Pearl Sessions from the book. I was glad to see the cover photo, an iconic shot of Janis.

Otherwise, I did not learn anything else about Janis that I did not know already. Perhaps that is because I was a contemporary of Janis' and I have read everything I could find about her. I saw her in concert. I was blown away when she died.

I consider Buried Alive a dishonest book. I liked Sweet Scars of Paradise.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #14)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:53 PM

15. Agree 100%.

Buried Alive was dishonest and shitty, IMHO. Sweet Scars was about the best.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #10)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 02:33 PM

31. I thought he was kitschy but in 1995 I was in London in record shop and heard this song

And asked the worker who it was. She said it was a new Tom Jones record. I brought the cassette and it was produced by his son. Tom over in Europe was rediscovered and did a cover of Prince’s song Kiss and he also had a big hit called Sex Bomb. Since that time I have seen him at least 3 times. He really puts on a great show with the old and new songs. Check out Kiss and Sex Bomb.

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Response to Mister Ed (Reply #7)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:39 PM

11. Tom Jones was way cool!

...and "is" I suppose! Dude has pipes!!

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Reply #11)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 01:13 AM

26. I looked all over for that record! I lost it on another computer when it ...

was on went geschfinkte. Thanks!

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Response to Mister Ed (Reply #7)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:56 PM

17. He did a really good punkish album.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:33 PM

9. Janis Joplin /Tom Jones Duet

God, she was fabulous. What a loss when she died of an od, so young. What an amazing talent.
Oh, LORD, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz.

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Response to JGug1 (Reply #9)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:42 PM

13. It was a tough gig being a musician in the late 60's/ early 70's

Jim, Jimi and Janis...

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Reply #13)

Thu Dec 26, 2019, 11:57 PM

18. Pretty tough couple of years for fans, too.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Reply #13)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 12:02 AM

19. The tragic 27.

They all died at age 27. So did Amy Winehouse. I guess one can only abuse their body for so long.

Edie Sedgwick, a well-known socialite and person within the orbit of Andy Warhol, made it all the way to 28.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 12:16 AM

20. Gave me a smile today! I miss Janis, she could belt it out

loved everything about her.
Too bad the hard drugs took her. And Jimi.
I like Tom Jones but Janis made him better.
Dancers were cracking me up....can't believe I danced like that too!

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 12:19 AM

21. Here's two more not your typical Tom Jones cuts ...





Can't find the tom Jones punk album.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 12:30 AM

22. Tom Jones was way underestimated, but Janis was just otherworldly. Never has anyone sung like that.

She does that Tibetan monk two-tone thing with her voice without even trying, and her abandon to the music is positively Dionysian. Great find!

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Response to lutherj (Reply #22)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 01:10 AM

25. I purely tripped over a reference to it and then went to youtube ...

Jone's show had great live musical guests.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 12:57 AM

23. That was great. Thanks loved it!

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 01:16 AM

27. Janis looked like she was having a blast!

So cute watching Tom follow her cues. He was clearly a Janis fan! But Tom held his own...which was no small feat standing next to Janis!

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #27)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 01:18 AM

28. They're both soul singers in every way.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 02:34 AM

30. Well, that was a treat!

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