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Jefferson Starship, “Find Your Way Back” from Modern Times (1981): One Track Mind

Jefferson Starship, “Find Your Way Back” from Modern Times (1981): One Track Mind

Released this week in 1981 as part of ‘Modern Times,’ “Find Your Way Back” represents the zenith of Jefferson Starship’s heavier-rocking period.

For Mickey Thomas, Starship’s “Sara” still holds haunting mysteries: ‘An audiophile song’

For Mickey Thomas, Starship’s “Sara” still holds haunting mysteries: ‘An audiophile song’

Released on March 15, 1986, “Sara” was the second of three clustered, mid-1980s No. 1 hit singles for Starship — but one that’s held up much better.

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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.

'Changed my world': Songs of the Century producer Billy Sherwood on Supertramp

Producer Billy Sherwood takes us inside Songs of the Century: An All-Star Tribute to Supertramp, offering new insights into this guest-packed release devoted to one of the 1970s’ most underrated hitmakers.

Legends: Voices of Rock will include former frontmen from Journey, Toto, Chicago, Starship and Deep Purple

Four June dates have already been scheduled in Japan, with more to follow across the world, for a new all-star collective known as Legends: Voices of Rock, featuring former frontmen from Chicago, Deep Purple, Jefferson Starship, Journey and Toto.

All-star Supertramp tribute, new prog-rock album on tap for Yes alum Billy Sherwood

Billy Sherwood, a 1990s-era member of Yes, is working on two new all-star projects – a tribute to Supertramp and an original prog-rock album.

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