Starship tops the charts worldwide in 1987 with the “Mannequin” theme “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”

By the 1980’s, several once popular artists from the 1960’s had either vanished, died or simply lost their popularity for good, but that wasn’t the case for Grace Slick who got another No.1 in 1987 with “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”

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The Jefferson Airplane co-founder and guitarist Paul Kantner was born on this day in 1941

Paul Kantner, who wrote many of the band’s best songs, co-founded the Jefferson Airplane in 1965. He had one of Rock’s longest careers and contributed immensely to the 1960’s West Coast sound. We look back at his life and career

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On this day in 2016, two of the Jefferson Airplane original members, Paul Kantner and Signe Toly Anderson passed away at the same age

In 2016, the music world lost several of it’s most influential and popular artists, it was a bizarre sequence of losses that started with David Bowie and culminated in George Michael, and on January 28th, in oddly enough, two of the founding members of Jefferson Airplane, Paul Kantner and Signe Toly Anderson passed away at the same age of 74

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Starship goes No.1 on the Hot 100 with “We Built This City” in 1985

Born from the ashes of the 1960’s Psychedelic Rock greats Jefferson Airplane and from Jefferson Starship, the band Starship music was opposite worlds away from it’s previous incarnations but despite it, they made some memorable 1980’s songs that everyone knows and still remembers

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The Iconic Acid Queen Grace Slick turns 79 today

Never a stranger to controversy, Grace Slick is one of the first female rock stars, alongside her close contemporary Janis Joplin, that played a very important role in the development of rock music in the late 1960’s. She fronted Jefferson Airplane and composed Rock classics such as “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit”, today The Acid Queen turns 79

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The Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin dies aged 76

Marty Balin was one of the pivotal figures of the 1960’s San Francisco and West Coast Rock music scene, he co-founded the Jefferson Airplane in 1965 and went on to write and sing on some of Psychedelic Rock most enduring hits

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The 1967 Monterey Pop Festival: An important milestone of counter culture and Rock revolution

The Monterey Pop Festival it’s perhaps the very first blueprint for the modern open-air Rock festivals as we know it, with an estimated 200,000 attending during three days, featuring acts such as Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane, The Byrds, Janis Joplin with the Big Brother and The Holding Company, The Who, Mamas & Papas, Grateful Dead, Canned Heat and the first major appearance of The Jimi Hendrix Experience in the U.S

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