Jefferson Airplane

Detail From the Cover of "The Adventures of Panama Red"

Rock Flashback: New Riders of the Purple Sage

If the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Grateful Dead[/lastfm] were a tree, its offshoots would be many. One that’s occasionally overlooked is [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]New Riders of the Purple Sage[/lastfm].

01/25/2012

Rock Flashback: Hookfoot, Early Collaborators With Elton John

If you read the early history of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John[/lastfm], you bump into a band with an odd name, made up of guys Elton knew when they were all unknowns looking for a break. Several […]

04/15/2011

Rock Flashback: Jeffersons Airplane And Starship

The [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jefferson Airplane[/lastfm], dating back to the prehistory of the counterculture in 1965 San Francisco, has gone through more incarnations than Shirley MacLaine. (I realize that joke probably doesn’t mean anything to some amongst […]

03/21/2011

Birthdays and departures – Friday

BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES – 3/12 1940 – AL JARREAU 1942 – PAUL KANTNER ([lastfm]JEFFERSON AIRPLANE[/lastfm]/[lastfm]STARSHIP[/lastfm]) 1946 – [lastfm]LIZA MINNELLI[/lastfm] 1948 – [lastfm]JAMES TAYLOR[/lastfm] 1949 – MIKE GIBBONS ([lastfm]BADFINGER[/lastfm]) 1951 – JACK GREEN ([lastfm]T-REX[/lastfm]) 1956 – […]

03/12/2010

Birthdays and Departures – Wednesday

BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES – 3/3 1938 – LEW DeWITT – DEPARTED ([lastfm]STATLER BROTHERS[/lastfm]) 1938 – WILLIE CHAMBERS ([lastfm]CHAMBERS BROTHERS[/lastfm]) 1941 – PAUL KANTER ([lastfm]JEFFERSON AIRPLANE[/lastfm]/[lastfm]STARSHIP[/lastfm]) 1942 – MIKE PENDER ([lastfm]SEARCHERS[/lastfm]) 1944 – JANCE GARFAT ([lastfm]DR. […]

03/03/2010

Do you have to be stoned to enjoy “Alice In Wonderland?”

Call me a prude, but I’ve never partaken in the recreational variety of “medication.”  Granted, I am one generation behind the Woodstockers.  That being said, should I be into “Alice In Wonderland?”  Or, even better…COULD I […]

03/01/2010

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