Folk singer richie havens leaning on xylophone w. parents (l-r): richard and mildred in bkgrd.

Richie Havens with parents Richard and Mildred / Brooklyn, New York.

Rock drummer ginger baker and his mother.

Rock drummer Peter “Ginger” Baker, ex-Cream, and his mother.

Rock musician eric clapton w. his grandmother rose

Eric Clapton with his grandmother Rose Clap, who raised Eric from infancy / Surrey, England.

Singer david crosby (r) standing w. father floyd in father's house.

David Crosby and his father, cinematographer Floyd Crosby (1899-1985) / Ojai, California.

Musician frank zappa (r) w. parents (l-r): francis and rosemary in frank's home.

American avant garde and rock musician Frank Zappa with his parents / Los Angeles, California.

Grace slick [& family]

Singer Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane with daughter and mother, Mrs. Virginia Wing.

Rock musician elton john (r) sharing a laugh w. his mother shelia (l) and stepfather fred fairebrother (c) in their apartment.

Elton John with his mother Shelia and stepfather Fred Fairebrother / London.

Donovan at home

Donovan with his parents Donald and Winifred in their home.

The jackson five & their parents

The Jackson Five (left to right): Michael, Marlon, Tito, Jermaine, Jackie and their parents Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Jackson / Encino, California.

Joe cocker & his mother

British musician Joe Cocker with his mother Marjorie / Sheffield, England.

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