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Monday, 27 January 2014

Classic album defined hippy era

Jefferson Starship
Jefferson Starship
For many the music of the late sixties represents the golden age of rock ‘n’ roll – a period of creativity and innovation that has yet to be repeated.
British musical legends like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones were at the forefront, along with acclaimed US artists like The Doors, the Byrds,
Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane.
Jefferson Airplane, or Jefferson Starship as they later became, have stood the test of time and one of their finest musical moments, the seminal psychedelic album Surrealistic Pillow, will be recreated in the Midlands when they visit The Robin 2 in Bilston and Artrix in Bromsgrove next week.
Founder member and guitarist Paul Kantner is still the band’s driving force, though the line-up has evolved over the years and now includes Jefferson Starship co-founder, singer and multi-instrumentalist David Freiberg, keyboard player Chris Smith, vocalist Cath Richardson, guitarist Jude Gold and drummer Richard Newman.
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Tales From The Mothership - Roswell UFO Festival 3 July 2009
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