rock ‘n’ roll


Hello again fans of quality rock music:

I hope the New Year has gotten off to an amazing start.

Please check out the CD below especially since the chances of me applauding any artist after 1979 is rarer than a winning Lottery Ticket.

Have a fantastic week,

Craig

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April Martin- Pennies In A Jar 2010

http://www.aprilmartin.com/

The chances of an artist or band that secured a record contract after 1979 making its way to my ears would be as prevalent as a Lunar Eclipse coinciding with the Winter Solstice.

April Martin’s magnificent effort possesses all the ingredients to be the exception to the rule.  The music is the star; she is unassuming throughout the fourteen tracks, recalling her influences while chiseling the road ahead, and all along the journey always comfortable in her own skin thanks to the success of her day jobs (the practice of psychology and public speaking).

April’s admiration for Joan Baez, Buffy St. Marie, and Peter, Paul & Mary from the 1960’s folk scene is evident and the same can be said for the hankering of the Everly Brothers, the Beatles, and Carole King.

April’s collection of songs came to the attention of Peter Calo (Carly Simon, numerous other session works, as well as a recording artist in his own right).  Peter produced the CD with the culmination that properly articulates April’s vision while splendid to the senses.

The conjurations of the folk oriented tracks are evident from the initial listening.  “Pennies In A Jar” doesn’t take a multitude of attention before you appreciate the contentment between the lyrical and music content.  From the openings notes of “Out of My Hands” (a defectless choice to start the festivities) to the final seconds of “Warrior of the Heart”, April has guided us through a rippleless sea.

I’m irresolute to remove the disc from the CD player knowing it may be another couple of centuries before I’m enthralled again by a release of recent vintage.

All the best,

Craig Fenton

Author: Jefferson Airplane Take Me To A Circus Tent

Jefferson Starship Have You Seen The Stars Tonight

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Welcome to  the Rock of March Update:

How are you?  Hope things are well.

The Rock Jet will help us enjoy a bunch of goodies from 1966.

Jefferson Airplane 1966 with Signe Anderson:

CHAUFFEUR BLUES

DON’T SLIP AWAY

CREAM

Live at Klook’s Kleek, London

(15th Nov. 1966) 11/15/66

Meet Me In The Bottom

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Be safe on the roads.

A big get well to Angie’s mom!!

Got to go rock and roll.


Please board this way for rock sounds:


http://www.takemetoacircustent.net/media/JeffersonAirplaneTakeMeToACircusTentAircast58AirCream.mp3

Please board this way for the Marty exclusive live Airplane medley:

http://www.takemetoacircustent.net/media/JeffersonAirplaneTakeMeToACircusTentAircast64martysliveairplanemedley.mp3

Wishing you a great day,

craig


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Welcome Jefferson Rockers:

How are things going today?  I hope the snow/ice that has hit most of Airplane Land has avoided your section of town.

Thanks for the nice feedback about the Great Society rare track and the Paul Kantner goodie from yesterday.  I posted the link once again (below) so all can enjoy the journey.

Want some great live rock and roll?

Somebody that has played with the Jefferson Starship and is friends with people in the Jefferson Family (Paul Scannell) will be bringing his rock and roll talents to the road.

You’ll be rocking on every note if you live in or nearby:


http://www.myspace.com/paulscannelldrums

Heads up! Come see “LIVE DEAD” @

FRIDAY FEB 20th @
19 BROADWAY
FAIRFAX, CA. 94930

$10

“Live Dead” features former members of Workingman’s/Grapefruit Ed, The Zen Tricksters and more!
“Live Dead” let’s the “music play the band” in exquisite detail as the San Francisco Bay Area’s
premier Grateful Dead tribute. Please join us for an evening of music, dance, adventure and community.
Mark your calendar for February 20th!

http://livedeadband.com/
http://www.myspace.com/livedeadband

Live Dead Band is:
PAUL SCANNELL> drums
STEVE FUNDY> lead guitar and vocals
BARRY ERDE> rhythm guitar and vocals
STEPHEN RAMIREZ> bass
MITCH STEIN> keyboards and vocals

Come celebrate Valentines Day w/ THE ACCIDENTALS @

SAT FEB 14TH
THE FORESTVILLE CLUB
6250 FRONT STREET
FORESTVILLE, CA 95436

$5

We play New Orleans style funk, Grateful Dead, classic rock, and a few originals
guaranteed to melt your face off (if not perspire profusely)!!! No joke. This band burns it up!!!
Music starts around 9pm with our good friends West County Outlaws opening the show.
Don’t miss the love-fest!

http://www.myspace.com/theaccidentalsnet

“Before and beyond the musical element, we are interested in networking and building COMMUNITY with any and all out there who want to make the world a better place.” -THE ACCIDENTALS

The Accidentals is:
STEVE FUNDY> guitar and vocals
CHUCK STONE> bass
SHEP SILVER> guitar and vocals
PAUL SCANNELL> drums

Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, and a trillion friends:

Your Mind Has Left Your Body

(From the 1973 Baron Von Tollbooth sessions)

We then go to the

Great Society W/Grace Slick studio circa 1965:

Don’t Mess With Me

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Got to go rock and roll.

Quality Rock & Roll


http://www.takemetoacircustent.net/media/JeffersonAirplaneTakeMeToACircusTentJefersonAircast64GreatBaronTA.mp3

Wishing you a great day,

craig
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Welcome to the Rock Plane:

Thanks for being part of our journey. We explore rock and roll of the best degree. Glad you are a part of it.

Are you ready to rock?  Cool!!

1995 is our  address today. The Jefferson Starship is proudly on stage and Mr. Kantner and Mr. Balin will treat you to some Jefferson Airplane sounds:

3/5 Of A Mile In 10 Seconds

Plastic Fantastic Lover

Always cool when you can check out a show with Barry Flast in the band. He takes care of the keyboards.

Enjoy! Got to go rock and roll.

The rock flight is now if you please board here:

http://www.takemetoacircustent.net/media/JeffersonAirplaneTakeMeToACircusTentAircast64threefifthsofacrown.mp3

Wishing you a great day,

craig

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Welcome Rockers of the Universe:

What’s new?  I hope all is well today.  Would an Airplane classic and a Jefferson Starship legendary tune fit the mood?

Please fly here and enjoy:

http://www.takemetoacircustent.net/media/JeffersonAirplaneTakeMeToACircusTentAircast41BCOUNTONME.mp3

The Jefferson Starship at:

Concert for Colorado,

Denver,Colorado June 25, 1994.

Count On Me

Plastic Fantastic Lover

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Got to go rock and roll.


Wishing you a great day,

craig



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Welcome to the Jefferson  Rock Central 2009:

Sounds of yesteryear are ringing out proudly.  How are you feeling?

Common sense is something humans often overlook.  The local shopping center had not one spec of snow in the parking area today but the entire walkway was full of enough ice to become part of Antarctica.

On to rock and roll land!!  Cool stuff from the vaults.

How about a Marty Balin rehearsal as well as…

We fly back to Redding, California during May 5th of 1995

5/5/95

Jefferson Starship on stage with Marty Balin, Paul Kantner, and Jack Casady:

Papa John (Marty wrote this tune dedicated to the late Papa John Creach)

The Other Side Of This Life (A Fred Neil classic done here with a Jack Casady bass-solo!)

Marty Balin rehearsal with Bodacious D.F. from 1973 The Witcher

Enjoy. Got to go rock and roll.

Please board the Rock Tent Jet here for great Jefferson sounds:

http://www.takemetoacircustent.net/media/JeffersonAirplaneTakeMeToACircusTentAircast64papajohnandasideofjack.mp3

Please go through the rock time machine for Marty Balin’s rehearsal

http://www.takemetoacircustent.net/media/JeffersonAirplaneTakeMeToACircusTentAircast64rehearsal73.mp3

Wishing you a great day,

craig

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Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Starship Great Society

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Greetings from the Frozen Tundra of Rock & Roll Island:

It is still 127 below zero.  Welcome aboard.

There is a good one from the Rock Tent Vault by request today.  4 years before the Jefferson Airplane released “Planes” on the reunion record and played it live the KBC Band had some fun with a different arrangement.

Let’s fly out west for Paul Kantner, Marty Balin, and Jack Casady also known as KBC for:

PLANES

Got to go rock and roll.


Please board the rock and roll this way for 3 Airplane members playing live:


http://www.takemetoacircustent.net/media/JeffersonAirplaneTakeMeToACircusTentAircast64theyloveplanes.mp3

Wishing you a great day,

craig
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