Jefferson Starship have shared “It’s About Time,” a new single co-written by Grace Slick.The track appears on their upcoming EP Mother of the Sun, out August 21st. 38). ” – Paul Kantner Co- founder David Freiberg also started another Fillmore- era San Francisco band, Quicksilver Messenger Service, who often shared the bill with the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane. Jefferson Starship reformed in 1992 and remain active to this day with David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin, Chris Smith and new vocalist Cathy Richardson, who joined the band in 2008. Formed in 1974, the outfit currently consists of Paul Kantner, David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin, Chris Smith, Cathy Richardson, and Jude Gold, though the line-up has changed sporadically throughout their 40 years together, and they boast an incredible backlog of former members. When Jefferson Starship announced the 'Carry the Fire' tour in March 2017, Richardson stated that the band's continuation is a tribute to both Kantner and Grace Slick, and noted that Slick had granted the current members a lifetime license to use the name Jefferson Starship after Kantner's death. Tours of the U.S. and Europe would soon follow. The good news is Cathy Richardson has the pipes. 48 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart), on the group's next album, Modern Times (1981). [11][12] This agglomeration was informally known as the Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra, a moniker later used on a Kantner album in the early 1980s. Explorez les références de Jefferson Starship sur Discogs. Jefferson Starship is an American rock band hailing from San Francisco, California. 3 on the chart, and along with the single “Play on Love” (#49 US Billboard Chart), helped to propel the album to eventual multiple-platinum status and topping the Billboard 200 chart. The single "Jane” (Freiberg, McPherson, Chaquico and Kantner), peaked at No. The group was soon reestablished as "Jefferson Starship: The Next Generation" in January 1992, for which Kantner recruited Jack Casady and Papa John Creach; former Tubes drummer Prairie Prince; and former World Entertainment War vocalist Darby Gould. [13] Their daughter, China, was born shortly thereafter. In October 1978, Marty Balin left the group, leaving the band without a lead singer. Paul Kantner came back and got permission to use the name Jefferson Starship. Creach quietly left the group soon after in August 1975 to pursue a solo career.[20]. Curiouser and curiouser. While Jefferson Starship’s current members have been touring incessantly (including playing five continents with Kantner before his passing in 2016), Kantner’s final “crew” has mostly been riding out the pandemic in their homes. In early 1974, with guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and bass player Jack Casady having moved on to Hot Tuna full-time, Kantner decided to put together a touring band without them. RCA/BMG Although this Sears-penned track from 1982's Winds of Change certainly moves more in the direction of MOR than AOR, it still maintains some textured, compelling twin guitar work from Chaquico and Kantner, as well as a strong melody. [31] Jefferson Starship played three songs on NBC's The Today Show on June 30, 2007. "[51], Marty Balin died on September 27, 2018 at the age of 76. the earlier compilation released by bmg included hits by starship, the band name adopted when founding member paul kantner sued to cease and desist usage of the jefferson starship name. They would appear frequently on MTV and other music-oriented television shows as Solid Gold, and 1984's Super Night of Rock and Roll, giving the band a high visibility in the MTV era. Winds of Change featured the singles "Be My Lady," which reached No. [29] Creach died in February 1994, weeks after touring Europe. The band name was retired in 1985, but it was picked up again in the early 1990s by a revival of the group led by Paul Kantner, which has continued following his death in 2016. [5][6] Kantner subsequently asked for Slick's resignation from the band, and she left the group at this time. The band continued to release Top 40 singles like "No Way Out" (No. On June 5, 2011 Jefferson Starship (Kantner, Freiberg, Richardson and Smith) performed with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica in Cleveland, OH. That hasn’t stopped them … [3] It spent six weeks at No. 12 US Billboard Chart), and "Crazy Feelin'" (No. The group had eight gold and platinum-selling albums and 20 … [2][3][4][5][6][7][8] Between 1974 and 1984, they released eight gold or platinum selling studio albums,[9] and had nine top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. 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