Taking a few moments on this Christmas day to celebrate the memory of Marva Whitney , who passed away on Saturday. Watch her give it her all during a television performance of “It’s My Thing” back in 1969. Afterward, catch the one and only James Brown (who passed away on this date six years ago) share the stage with another legendary showman, the late Sammy Davis Jr. .
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Marva Whitney & The JB's – "It's my Thing" on The Mike Douglas Show (1969).
R.I.P. Soul Sister #1.
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Sammy Davis Jr. & James Brown on The Hollywood Palace Variety Show (1969).
Sammy can do the Camel Walk but can he do The James Brown?
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