In one of the photos that ultimately ran in LIFE (Olson went back to Palo Alto for a re-shoot), new mom Grace dangles her daughter China by the feet in 1971.
Rock Stars With Their Parents: Grace Slick
The Jackson 5 pose with their parents, Encino, Calif. in 1970. Unlike the other stars featured in LIFE's story, the Jackson brothers — Michael, Marlon, Tito, Jermaine, and Jackie — experienced fame as kids, and still lived with their parents (father/manager Joe and mother Katherine). At the time of LIFE's shoot, they were the hottest act in pop, skyrocketing in 1970 with "ABC" and "I'll Be There," and had just moved into an expansive new house
With his parents divorced, the "Crosby" of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young posed with his father Floyd, an Oscar-winning cinematographer, in the Ojai, Calif., home Floyd shared with his second wife in 1970. "In the last few years we've become good friends," David told LIFE. "What I like best about him is that he seems to feel no need for me to be like him, so we're not offended by each other's differences. Like he knows I get high. He doesn't do it and he doesn't approve of it, but he doesn't in...