WATCH: “Timothy” originally by The Bouys (LIVE performance by Dakota) 2005

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Well, I tried to find a live performance of the then-controversial song about three coal miners trapped in a cave-in who maybe, possibly resorted to cannibalism to survive (a great theme for a rock song, right?) “Timothy” with the band

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WATCH: Creedence Clearwater Revival – “Who’ll Stop the Rain” LIVE!

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Is there a more recognizable voice than John Fogarty of Creedence Clearwater Revival? “Who’ll Stop the Rain” was written by Fogerty and recorded by CCR for their 1970 album Cosmo’s Factory. It was one of three double-sided singles from that

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WATCH: Jimi Hendrix – “Purple Haze” LIVE at the Atlanta Pop Festival – July 4, 1970

A great LIVE performance of a classic hit, just two months before his death! The song is included in Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival a posthumous live album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, documenting their July 4, 1970 performance at the Atlanta

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WATCH: Lawrence Welk’s version of “One Toke Over The Line” -1971

Wait, what? When I first saw the link to this video I thought it was a joke or parody of some kind, but nope, it’s an official segment from the famous Lawrence Welk Show which ran on television from 1955

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WATCH: Chicago vs. Black Sabbath – “Plenty High or 6 to 4?”

Another great mash-up! This time we have Chicago’s Classic “25 or 6 to 4” and Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath’s “Sweet Leaf” which actually meld nicely together, don’t you think? Interesting, the songs came out within a year of each

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WATCH: David Bowie’s First TV Appearance 1970 – “Space Oddity”

I’m not sure I’ve ever seen video of David Bowie before with long hair and without any of the Ziggy Stardust makeup, clothes or persona. It’s both odd and interesting at the same time! Released on July 11, 1969, “Space Oddity”

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LISTEN: Ronnie Van Zant Records “Free Bird” Demo & Launches Southern Rock! 1968 or 1970?

Southern rock fans know–and frequently pay homage to–Lynyrd Skynyrd’s classic “Free Bird” which was released in 1974 on the band’s debut album, Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd that went on to become one of the all time classics. Earlier this week, someone

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WATCH: 4 Covers of Three Dog Nights’ 1970 Hit “Momma Told Me Not to Come” including Randy Newman, The Animals and … Tom Jones?

Not sure there’s anything I enjoy as much anymore as finding LIVE performances of classic rock songs! In this case, I started off looking for Three Dog Night’s 1970 funk-inspired classic, “Momma Told Me Not to Come” off their It

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