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Jefferson Airplane and the San Francisco sound

Ralph J. Gleason

Jefferson Airplane and the San Francisco sound

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • San Francisco
    • Subjects:
    • Jefferson Airplane (Musical group),
    • Rock music -- California -- San Francisco -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Ralph J. Gleason.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML400 .G59
      The Physical Object
      Pagination340 p.
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4403311M
      LC Control Number79004759


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Contents: The bands--that's where it's history of the San Francisco rock scene --The Jefferson Airplane--profile of a Balin, in the beginning--; Jorma Kaukonen, the lead ; Paul Kantner, rhythm, vocals, composer ; Grace Slick, vocals composer ; Jack Casady, the. Author: Ralph J. Gleason. Gleason First Printing June, Jefferson Airplane and the San Francisco sound book The Jefferson Airplane And The San Francisco Sound.

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Gleason June, Ballantine Books Ralph Gleason was a jazz critic who covered rock from its earliest days, and was one of the fouders of Rolling scarce papebrack documents the rise of San Francisco rock, with a focus on the Jefferson Airplane – indeed, pages of interviews with all six members.

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Founding editor of Rolling Stone and music critic, Ralph J. Gleason, published The Jefferson Airplane and the San Francisco Sound in The book included an engaging forty-four-page interview with Dryden.

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The San Francisco sound refers to rock music performed live and recorded by San Francisco-based rock groups of the mids to early was associated with the counterculture community in San Francisco, particularly the Haight-Ashbury district, during these years.

San Francisco is a westward-looking port city, a city that at the time was 'big enough' but not manic like New York City or. Jerry’s sensibility of what a song could sound like and what an album should be was a gentle force on the nascent San Francisco scene and sound, one that endured for a solid three decades.”.

Inthe well-respected music critic Ralph J. Gleason interviewed year-old Jack Casady for his book The Jefferson Airplane and the San Francisco his introduction to the Q&A, Gleason wrote: “For one who gets such a huge, driving sound from the bass, he is a smallish man, habitually concealed behind huge suede coats, dark glasses, and ponchos.

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Gleason, A history of the San Francisco rock scene of the mid to late 's. Jefferson Airplane live at the Matrix in San Francisco CA on 2/01/ The Airplane had been the first band to perform at the Matrix inso this show was a homecoming of sorts. Surrealistic Pillow was released 1 year to the day before this concert, and Crown of.

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Jefferson Airplane formed in in the San Francisco Ba y area during the summit of the counter culture sweeping the country, and soon became became a household name with appearances on radio, television, and top selling albums.

Jefferson Airplane’s debut show was on Aug at the Matrix nightclub in San Francisco, then went on with several successful tours including performances. Jerry Garcia, a San Francisco native, is widely considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time.

Fulton Street Home to Grace Slick and the Jefferson Airplane, the Colonial Revival house was sometimes called The Mansion or The Airplane House. Psychedelic rockers Jefferson Airplane were at the center of San Francisco hippiedom in the s.

Their breakthrough album, Surrealistic Pillow, was released just months before the Summer of Love. At the height of San Francisco’s mid-Sixties psychedelic renaissance, Jefferson Airplane, the scene’s reigning band, often played free shows for the faithful — on flatbed trucks in the.

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Marty Balin performing with the Jefferson Starship at the Bay Area Music Awards (BAMMIES) on Ma (Photo by Clayton Call/Redferns) Photo: Clayton Call, Redferns Marty Balin, the dynamic lead vocalist and founding member of the psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane, one of the key architects of the San Francisco sound, died in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Sept.

The band was the Jefferson Airplane from San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district—the counterculture’s ground zero.

The blockbuster release harboring these hits was Surrealistic Pillow, whose 11 tracks were in reality less trippy psychedelia and more a fusion of rock and folk, with harmonies echoing the Byrds, the Yardbirds, or The. The article, titled “Jefferson Airplane Loves You”, seemed to confirm an earlier prediction by an underground publication, the San Francisco Barb, that bands like the Airplane were going to move on “to bigger gigs, better publicity, managers until they are ***STARS***.” [8] Grace Slick in Look Magazine.

Jefferson Airplane, the band that launched the San Francisco rock scene, never specialized in cooperation. A fractious, contentious group of. Gary Duncan, a guitarist and singer for Quicksilver Messenger Service, an electrifying mainstay of the San Francisco psychedelic scene that rivaled Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead in.

3 of 28 Members of Jefferson Airplane, a popular San Francisco band during the Summer of Love, would put together a reunion tour and album (Left to right) top row: Jorma Kaukonen and Paul Kantner. After a performance in San Francisco in the summer ofsinger Signe Toly was asked to join the still-forming Jefferson Airplane by founder Marty Balin, according to Rolling (later Toly Anderson after a marriage) provided lead vocals on Jefferson's Airplane.

Jefferson Airplane, the most successful and influential rock band to emerge from San Francisco during the s, created the sound of a generation. Their smash hits "Somebody to Love" and "White Rabbit" provided the soundtrack to the "Summer of Love," virtually inventing the era's signature pulsating psychedelic music, and came to personify the Reviews: 1.

The band was started in the mids by former folk musicians; in latehowever, edgy-voiced ex-model Slick and the harder, rumbling rhythms pouring from bassist Casady and drummer Dryden transformed the Jefferson Airplane into a dance band with a social Airplane was the first San Francisco-based band to land a major label contract.

Read the original story at Happy Mag. Curiouser and curiouser. Jefferson Airplane’s White Rabbit was famously the first pop song focused on the experience of hallucinogens that scored major air time on mainstream radio.

The soundtrack of the Summer of Love perfectly captures the free-wheeling counterculture essence of the band’s leading lady, Grace Slick. The Airplane was the first of the so-called “San Francisco sound” bands to sign a recording contract with a major label, and in August ofits debut album, “The Jefferson Airplane Takes.

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After the breakup of Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship forms with Airplane members Kantner and Slick, keyboard and bass player David Freiberg from Quicksilver Messenger Service, and a teenage guitar wizard named Craig Chaquico.

A city tour ends in San Francisco at the Winterland Auditorium on Ap   Jefferson Airplane: Sweeping Up the Spotlight &#; Live at the Fillmore East but is jammed with the musical magic of the “San Francisco Sound” that the Airplane helped pioneer.

The campus-wide event was held from Thursday May 11 thru Sunday May The capstone was a Jefferson Airplane concert at the Coconut Grove in Santa Cruz, open to the public and advertised in the San Francisco Chronicle. The Airplane played the Campus proper on the night of Thursday May Jefferson Airplane were America’s greatest and most idiosyncratically unique rock band.

From late to - roughly from Surrealistic Pillow to Marty Balin’s decision to leave the band that was his brainchild- the Airplane were an unstoppable machine, idolized by fans, respected by peers and critics as the purest distillation of San Francisco’s rock aes­thetic, and were allowed.

With Jefferson Airplane, Kantner helped pioneer the oft-imitated psychedelic sound: simple, fuzzy guitar lines steeped in dreamlike reverb. The group formed in. InPaul Kantner and Balin formed Jefferson Airplane, embarking from Balin's San Francisco nightclub The Casady, guitarist Jorma Kaukonen, vocalist Signe Anderson and drummer Skip Spence, Jefferson Airplane became the first San Francisco rock group to.

Last Flight is an authorized recording released in the United Kingdom, taken from the last live performance of the San Francisco rock group Jefferson Airplane prior to the band's dissolution in The concert was held at the Winterland Arena in San Francisco, and selected tracks were released on the album Thirty Seconds Over Winterland/5(4).The pioneers of psychedelic rock, San Francisco's Jefferson Airplane epitomized the city's Summer Of Love sound.

Formed inthe band were the first from the Bay Area to reach international success playing the infamous Monterey Pop Festival, Woodstock, Altamont and first ever Isle of Wight Festival. Consisting of Grace Slick (vocals), Marty Balin (vocals), Paul Kantner (guitar, vocals.