Post Tagged with: "Jefferson Starship"

Fankhauser Cassidy Band – On The Blue Road (2013)

Fankhauser Cassidy Band – On The Blue Road (2013)

A loose and lively affair, ‘On The Blue Road’ emphasizes the dynamics of democracy.

Something Else! Interview: Jefferson Starship’s Paul Kantner on science fiction, Slick Aguilar, and a concert on Mars

Something Else! Interview: Jefferson Starship’s Paul Kantner on science fiction, Slick Aguilar, and a concert on Mars

An abiding passion for science fiction led Paul Kantner to transform his psychedelic 1960s-era Jefferson Airplane into Jefferson Starship over the subsequent decade — and it still guides his stewardship of the band today.

Micks and Johns and Ians, oh my!: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Name Game

Micks and Johns and Ians, oh my!: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Name Game

OK, I don’t know what’s up with this, but it seems that at one time there were a lot of rock ‘n’ roll bands out there where different members had similar names.

Gimme Five: Mickey Thomas and Craig Chaquico on Jefferson Starship/Starship

Gimme Five: Mickey Thomas and Craig Chaquico on Jefferson Starship/Starship

Craig Chaquico helped build the ’70s sound of Jefferson Starship, keyed on Marty Balin’s suave balladry, then joined Mickey Thomas in steering the group toward the pop charts. First, though, they rocked a little.

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas – Loveless Fascination (2013)

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas – Loveless Fascination (2013)

“It’s Not the Same As Love,” the new Starship album’s lead track, bursts out with a lean, tough attitude — and Mickey Thomas rarely takes his foot off the gas again. Forget MTV-era hits like “We Built this City” and “Sara.”

Best of July 2013: Readers pick Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Journey, Sammy Hagar — and Miley Cyrus?!

Best of July 2013: Readers pick Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Journey, Sammy Hagar — and Miley Cyrus?!

Readers flocked to content focusing on Led Zeppelin solo projects, partial Journey reunions, Sammy Hagar’s Van Halen years, a key late-period Bob Dylan project and the Beatles, of course. But Miley Cyrus?

Something Else! Interview: Mickey Thomas, on Jefferson Starship’s transformation into Starship

Something Else! Interview: Mickey Thomas, on Jefferson Starship’s transformation into Starship

For Mickey Thomas, a summer stop as part of the Raiding the Rock Vault series hosted by Asia’s John Payne is a kind of homecoming. The two singers know each other well, and share a bond having carried forward with established bands

New Music Monday: Black Country Communion, Neil Young, Andrew Bird, Keith Emerson, Manu Katche

New Music Monday: Black Country Communion, Neil Young, Andrew Bird, Keith Emerson, Manu Katche

Neil Young returns with original music with Crazy Horse. Keith Emerson returns to the prog-rock glories of his time with Emerson Lake and Palmer. Black Country Communion, however, is busting up — but they left one last terrific album.

Gimme Five: Craig Chaquico on “Count on Me,” “Find Your Way Back,” “Jane,” “No Way Out”

Gimme Five: Craig Chaquico on “Count on Me,” “Find Your Way Back,” “Jane,” “No Way Out”

Craig Chaquico joins us to talk about key moments from Jefferson Starship and his solo career, including his take on the Albert King-via-Cream classic “Born Under a Bad Sign” from the guitarist’s newly released debut for Blind Pig.

Something Else! Interview: Craig Chaquico, formerly of Jefferson Starship

Something Else! Interview: Craig Chaquico, formerly of Jefferson Starship

Craig Chaquico is ready to rock again — or more specifically blues-rock again. After years of work as a best-selling acoustic artist, the former Jefferson Starship guitarist has dug back into his earliest influences.