We discuss Paul Kantner's 1970 concept album 'Blows Against The Empire' with guest Michael Lebron
In 1970, Paul Kantner assembled an all-star musical cast including Grace Slick, Jerry Garcia, David Crosby and many others to create the Hugo Award nominated concept album - and first to mention the Jefferson Starship moniker - 'Blows Against The Empire'. Our guest, advertising art director and self-described 'art guy with a love for science and techie stuff' Michael Lebron, describes his quantum entanglement with Kantner over the years and hips us as to why this sci-fi counter-culture oddity STILL gets him high.
Songs featured in this episode: It's All Over Now - The Rolling Stones; Somebody To Love, Crown Of Creation - Jefferson Airplane; Goodnight, Irene - The Weavers; Mau Mau (Amerikon), The Baby Tree, Let's Go Together, A Child Is Coming, Sunrise, Hijack, Home, Have You Seen the Stars Tonite?, XM, Starship - Paul Kantner; Simple Man - Graham Nash; Miracles - Jefferson Starship; We Built This City - Starship; Starship (Live) - Paul Kantner
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