"EMERGENCY!" BROADCAST!!!!

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"EMERGENCY!" BROADCAST!!!!

Postby DonRico1967 on Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:16 pm

This just received by me (don Rico) via E-mail from the Jeffersons Family Trading Group @ Y****!.com (JFTGroup@Y****!.com):

And now... For some REAL JEFFERSONS News:
Now... For some REAL JEFFERSONS News:
... Some REAL JEFFERSONS News:
...JEFFERSONS News:
... JEFFERSONS:
... News:

8)


--EMERGENCY BROADCAST immediately to follow:--



" =============================================================
--------------Jefferson Starship Broadcast-----------------
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+ + + + JS Newsletter + + + + Volume: 4 + + + + Issue:06 + + + +
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

JEFFERSON STARSHIP PRESENTS:
JEFFERSON'S TREE OF LIBERTY

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++


"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of
patriots and tyrants."
- Thomas Jefferson/ Paris, November 13, 1787

"I dare you care. I dare you to risk your life. I dare you to believe in all
the things you learned in childhood ... that were right. I dare you to
believe. I dare you to care."
- Paul Kantner/ San Francisco, "On The Threshold of Fire" 2008


============= + ==============
NEW JEFFERSON STARSHIP ALBUM OF FORMATIVE FOLK TREASURES:
JEFFERSON¹S TREE OF LIBERTY

BAND FOUNDER PAUL KANTNER REINVIGORATES FOLK CLASSICS
THAT FIRST SPARKED LEGENDARY CAREER MORE THAN 4 DECADES AGO

(New York, NY) The legendary Jefferson Starship is at it again. Moving
forward by reaching back, and in doing so, daringly casting a light for a
new generation of change-makers riveted by the group¹s first new studio
album in a decade, Jeffersons¹ Tree Of Liberty. The 18 song CD finds the
group harnessing rare gems from the great folk tradition that inspired the
rock n¹ roll hall of fame band more than 4 decades ago. The brainchild of
singer/songwriter/band co-founder Paul Kantner (and co-produced by band
manager Michael Gaiman, recurring Jefferson Airplane/ Jefferson Starship
fixture and Quicksilver Messenger Service founder David Freiberg and Paul
Kantner), the album mixes it up with Jefferson¹s trademark knack for defying
fans¹ expectations as well as their own, introducing a soaring new female
voice on many of the songs, Cathy Richardson, and tapping rock icon and
original Jefferson treasure Grace Slick to appear on the album¹s mesmerizing
ŒEaster Egg¹ bonus track.

The album includes immortal compositions by folk trailblazers such as Woody
Guthrie, ³Pastures Of Plenty,² (with a memorable Freiberg arrangement first
heard in 1963) Bob Dylan, ³Chimes Of Freedom², Phil Ochs¹, ³I Ain¹t Marching
Anymore,² (with additional lyrics added by Richardson), and a deeply moving
acoustic mashup of John Lennon¹s ³Imagine² and Bob Marley¹s ³Redemption²
faithfully delivered by Richardson. Kantner also shares his lifelong
affinity for the Weavers, the revered folk quartet founded by Pete Seeger
whose insightful and harmonic stylings were topped off by lone female Ronnie
Gilbert. ³It¹s no accident that we have three female singers on this album,²
says Paul. ³The Weavers were one of the reasons I ever wanted to sing with a
woman in the first place.² Originally envisioning a folk-inspired/Weavers¹
laced album years ago, the disc includes heartfelt interpretations of
Weavers classics like the poignant ³Kisses Sweeter Than Wine² and a
rollicking ³Wasn¹t That A Time.²

As to the timing of the release, Kantner is quick to point out that the
legendary Jefferson Airplane/ Jefferson Starship counter-intuitive approach
to standard music business operating procedure was in full-throttle when it
came to turning the concept behind Jeffersons¹ Tree Of Liberty a reality.
³The truth of the matter is, I was first pushing the idea for an album like
this 24 years ago when I first left Starship,² he laughs. ³I wanted to do it
again about 16 years ago when I reformed the band. What¹s amazing is, that
when we did finally get around to recording, the album itself only took two
weeks of rehearsal, two weeks to record.² As for releasing it now, with what
some might call more fortuitous political circumstances in the air, Kantner
shrugs: ³The current climate certainly agrees with us, but we¹re always
moved more by the band¹s own compass than anything external.² Says Kantner:
³To put it another way - This is the kind of music we loved and were doing
45 years ago about the same time we discovered LSD and electric
guitarsŠneedless to say, we got distracted.²
TOL/ 2of2

In fact, Kantner credits the band¹s constant state of flux as being more of
a factor in their ability to remain relevant, than anything else. ³I always
tell people much of this band¹s history has been shaped when our best laid
plans go south on us and we go with the chaos and the happy accidents. We
try to make five year plans, but it always seems to go better when stuff
just happens.²

ŒStuff¹ is indeed happening in the current Jefferson wheelhouse, as Kantner
and Airplane co-founder Marty Balin even deliver two fresh originals on the
album, Kantner¹s inspiring ³On The Threshold Of Fire² (which he put together
from three separate new songs he¹d written) and Marty Balin¹s ³Maybe For
You.²

Producer Michael Gaiman (who helped select tracks and created the
Lennon/Marley acoustic mosh) says the chemistry between original band
members, newcomers and featured players made Jefferson¹s Tree of Liberty one
of the more flowing Jefferson concoctions. The inclusion of Slick, who lends
her voice to such a memorable collaborative effort, was the icing on the
cake. ³Sometimes it all just works,² says Gaiman. ³Maybe the classic themes
of these songs set the tone. The Lab was great too. (the record company
releasing JTOL) and embraced the concept wholeheartedly.² The project came
to fruition at Renegade Studios in San Rafael, California, which in a
previous incarnation was the Grateful Dead¹s rehearsal space. ³It was just
an incredible experience. Everybody came early and stayed late,² says
Michael. ³Everybody contributed.²

In addition to Kantner, whose 12-string acoustic guitar graces many
selections (he plays banjo on a handful), key group members on the set
include multi-instrumentalist David Freiberg, co-founder of another
legendary Bay Area band, Quicksilver Messenger Service, that shared many a
Fillmore bill with Jefferson Airplane and the Dead; vocalist Cathy
Richardson, former star of the Off Broadway hit production Love, Janis - ³I
saw her do Janis and it just blew me away,² says Kanter. ³She is an
incredible vocalist.² Keyboardist/bassist Chris Smith (a Jefferson Starship
stalwart since 1998) is also aboard, as is lead guitarist Mark ³Slick²
Aguilar, another longtime Kantner musical cohort.

Balin¹s magnificent pipes are front and center on ³Maybe For You² (Jack
Casady plays bass on the track). Also appearing on the disc are the band's
former lead vocalists Darby Gould and Diana Mangano. Darby is featured on
Richard Thompson¹s ³Genesis Hall,² World Entertainment War¹s ³In A Crisis²,
and an a cappella take of ³The Quiet Joys Of Brotherhood² inspired by Sandy
Denny that closes the album. Other featured musicians on Jefferson¹s Tree of
Liberty include mandolin wizard David Grisman, pedal steel guitarist Barry
Sless, violinist David LaFlamme and drummer Prairie Prince.

³I loved this project so much we¹re even thinking of doing another one in a
similar vein,² says Kantner. ³It¹s been extremely satisfying to get such a
positive reaction to songs that first resonated with us all those years ago.
I knew we were right about something.²

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Hi,

Maurice DeNoble here at The Lab records. This is my shameless unapologetic
plug for the new Jefferson Starship disc. Being as objective as possible, I
believe this is the best Jefferson Starship album in a number of years. If
there is one word to describe this record, that word is "authentic." The
music on this album goes to the very roots of the Airplane. Actually the
reason I'm writing today is to ask you to listen to the six tracks we have
presented on this myspace site, and to urge you, if you love these songs as
much as we do, to tell a friend - hey make it several friends. In this
election year, these timeless songs still resonant with a clarity and
conviction of purpose. Thank you for your support and we hope to see you at
an upcoming show.

Maurice DeNoble
The Lab



To Order:
http://tiny.cc/ordertol

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Tree of Liberty

The legendary Jefferson Starship is at it again. Moving forward by reaching
back, and in doing so, daringly casting a light for a new generation of
change-makers riveted by the group's first new studio album in a decade,
Jeffersons' Tree Of Liberty. The 18 song CD finds the group harnessing rare
gems from the great folk tradition that inspired the rock n' roll hall of
fame band more than 4 decades ago. The brainchild of singer/songwriter/band
co-founder Paul Kantner (and co-produced by band manager Michael Gaiman,
recurring Jefferson Airplane/ Jefferson Starship fixture and Quicksilver
Messenger Service founder David Freiberg and Paul Kantner), the album mixes
it up with Jefferson's trademark knack for defying fans' expectations as
well as their own, introducing a soaring new female voice on many of the
songs, Cathy Richardson, and tapping rock icon and original Jefferson
treasure Grace Slick to appear on the album's mesmerizing `Easter Egg' bonus
track


Track Listings:

1. Wasn't That A Time
2. Follow The Drinking Gourd
3. Santy Anno
4. Cowboy On The Run
5. I Ain't Marching Anymore
6. Chimes Of Freedom
7. Genesis Hall
8. Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
9. Royal Canal
10. Risin' Of The Moon
11. Frenario
12. In A Crisis
13. Maybe For You
14. Comandante Carlos Fonseca
15. Pastures Of Plenty
16. Imagine Redemption
17. On The Threshold Of Fire
18. The Quiet Joys Of Brotherhood


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------ TOUR DATES ------
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SEPTEMBER

1 - FIRM/ Lenox, MA/ Spirit Music Festival Powow "The Tree of Liberty"is
released
13 - FIRM/ Redwood City, CA/ Little Fox Thr. ***JEFFERSON's Tree of
Liberty***
20 - FIRM/ Cary, NC/ Koka Amphithr. ­ Rock Hall of Fame Gala w/ T.
CONSTANTEN
22 - FIRM/ Virginia Beach, VA/ The Jewish Mother ***JEFFERSON's Tree of
Liberty***
24 - FIRM / Sellersville Thr., Sellersville, PA w/ MARTY BALIN
26 - FIRM/ Woodstock, NY/ PRIVATE EVENT
27 - FIRM/ Tarrytown, NY/ Tarrytown Music Hall w/ MARTY BALIN, TOM
CONSTANTEN
28 - FIRM/ Falls Church, VA/ State Thr. w/ MARTY BALIN, TOM CONSTANTEN

OCTOBER

10 - FIRM/ Sebastopol, CA/ Hopmonk ***JEFFERSON's Tree of Liberty***
11 - FIRM/ Sebastopol, CA/ Hopmonk ***JEFFERSON's Tree of Liberty***
23 - FIRM / Three Paks, MI/ Acorn Thr. ***JEFFERSON's Tree of Liberty***
24 - FIRM/ Cleveland, OH/ House of Blues w/ MARTY BALIN, QMS, BBHC
26 - FIRM/ NY, NY/ BB King's Blues Club w/ MARTY BALIN

NOVEMBER

18 - HOLD/ Makawo, Maui/ TBA ***JEFFERSON's Tree of Liberty***
19 - FIRM/ Lahaina, Maui/ The Hard Rock Café ***JEFFERSON's Tree of
Liberty***
21 - FIRM/ Honolul, Oahu, HI/ The Pipeline Café w/ MARTY BALIN
22 - FIRM/ Waikoloa, Kona, HI/ Hilton Waikoloa Kam w/ MARTY BALIN
23 - FIRM/ Lihui, Kauia, HI/ Kilohana Plantation Estate w/ MARTY BALIN
27 - FIRM/ Tokyo, JAPAN/ The Cotton Club ***JEFFERSON's Tree of Liberty***
28 - FIRM/ Tokyo, JAPAN/ The Cotton Club ***JEFFERSON's Tree of Liberty***
29 - FIRM/ Tokyo, JAPAN/ The Cotton Club ***JEFFERSON's Tree of Liberty***
30 - FIRM/ Tokyo, JAPAN/ The Cotton Club ***JEFFERSON's Tree of Liberty***

DECEMBER

2 - FIRM/ Tokyo, JAPAN/ The Cotton Club ***JEFFERSON's Tree of Liberty***
4 > 21/ JAPAN tour dates TBA

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SUMMER OF LOVE 2007 - THE MOVIE

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On July 1, 2007, the Summer of Love Ship landed in Northampton, Ma. The
Earthlings were well prepared to greet the visitors. With six HD cameras
and 48 tracks of digital audio the entire encounter was recorded.

The concert footage features:
(in order of appaerence)

Tom Constanten
The music of "It's a Beautiful Day"
Quicksilver Messenger Service
Big Brother and the Holding Company
Jefferson Starship

as well as a series of interviews with the Landing Party.

Should the final product meet with the approval of all (we don't want
to be vaporized) expect to see this sometime in early 2009.

To help support this project, check out:
http://www.planetearthrockandroll.com

and order some 40th Anniversary T-Shirts from the event!


^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
HIJACK THE STARSHIP
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
You are driving.

*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*

Get on board:

http://www.jeffersonstarshipsf.com


Complete insanity and Free Downloads:

http://www.planetearthrockandrollradio.com (Update scheduled for Sept 2, 2008)

Get Jefferson Family Goodies:

http://www.planetearthrockandroll.com (Update scheduled for Sept 5, 2008)

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TAKE A HIT - PASS IT ON

(PLEASE FORWARD TO YOUR FRIENDS)

This ends this transmission.

Next - MORE VERY VERY SOON!

http://www.jeffersonstarshipsf.com
http://www.planetearthrockandroll.com
http://www.planetearthrockandrollradio.com

Please take the time to visit with our good friends:

Tom Constanten - http://www.tomconstanten.com/
The Music of It¹s A Beautiful Day - http://www.davidlaflamme.com
Quicksilver Messenger Service - http://quicksilvermessengerservice.com
Big Brother and the Holding Company - http://www.bbhc.com
"

-- END OF EMERGENCY! BROADCAST--

So yeah!
Sounds like some REAL GOOD STUFF, huh?
If y'all wonder why it may be that I myself don Rico spend LESS time here at the Chasin'Destiny-Grace-Slick-Obsession-Forum and MORE time over at the JFTGroup@Y*****!.com, these kinds of the things are EXACTLY the reason WHY!!!

That plus ...No "Chasin' Destiny"spam-crap to wallow through!!!

A great big THANK YOU to both Roman The JA Forum Master and the one and only Bill T.!!!

PEACE & LOVE

-- Rico.
UP AGAINST THE WALL, MOTHERFUCKERS!!!
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Re: "EMERGENCY!" BROADCAST!!!!

Postby DonRico1967 on Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:01 am

This post was an attempt to alert actual fellow JEFFERSON AIRPLANE fans to some important information.

Instead the aberrant individual "chasin destiny" has chosen to turn this topic into his own, as he does EVERY SINGLE TOPIC on this entire Forum. He clearly thinks that HE himself, a self-described "dirty old man from Holland" is running this whole show.

I was not even going to respond and tarnish this thread further, but I cannot allow such personal attacks as he continues to generate against me, go without rebuttal.

This "chasin destiny" person is clearly angry with ME because I have called him out on the TRUE FACT that he single-handedly SPAMS EVERY TOPIC with his nonsense. I told it like it is, and clearly, his blood is now boiling, evidence of his countless personal attacks against me.

Now I am no saint... I have posted some mean things before, cursed, even attacked with words some persons whom I felt were themselves crossing certain lines with regard to disrespecting the band, the web-site and/ or innocent individuals.

Speaking of potentially "innocent" individuals, IF the person who has chosen to post under the screen-name "graceslick" REALLY is a female, and not merely "chasin destiny" posting under an alias, then my full apologies are extended.
But I have two questions:
WHY would you call yourself someone else's name???
and
WHY would you question and thereby insult the very MANAGER of the band whom this site is dedicated to?
Ignorance or lack of knowledge is no excuse for disrespect.
But in this case, IF I AM WRONG, well, sorry "graceslick" or whatever.

I have NO PROBLEM with ANYBODY else here except the one and only Grace-stalking spammer from Holland who calls himself "chasin destiny".
He has repeatedly attacked and provoked ME in MANY threads for the several years I have been posting on this Forum.
And unlike him, I love JEFFERSON AIRPLANE music and agree with most of the sociopolitical and cultural sentiments they have (and still do) expressed.
I do not merely like to look at (and whatever) to pretty pictures of the REAL (not screen-name) Ms. Grace Slick.

But really, I do not care. I do NOT give a second thought about this odd little man from Netherlands who clearly has too much time on his hands... Not only does he think he OWNS the place and spams EVERY SINGLE topic, but he has shown himself to be quite aberrant in his behavior. He posts lies about me, freely hurls insults at me, calls me childish names... In one thread, he insinuated that I am both HOMOSEXUAL as well as a HOMOPHOBE!!!
(Sounds a bit oxymoronic but I guess anything could be possible!)
But I am neither, and even then-- Is that the VERY best you can do to insult me?
And if the things which you claimed that I wrote (which I did not) were TRULY from MY posting, why then are they not in actual quote boxes?
Just because YOU say that I wrote something, does not make it true.

Now here is what I DID do:
I verbally jumped-on whoever the person calling themself "graceslick" is, entirely because they ignorantly insulted Bill Thompson, long-time JA manager.
I called out "chasin destiny" for his constant and never-ending efforts to TOTALLY DOMINATE this message board. This ONE guy has driven a large number, MANY people away from this board in the four years that I have been here, that it is ASTONISHING...

CD-- People get REAL tired of wallowing through your thousands of posts. Sure you use Roman's band-width to post numerous photographs (many of which ARE very cool) but seriously, you almost NEVER discuss actual JA or other psychedelic music. Makes one wonder... STALKER!?!?!?!

Then you make up a bunch of totally untrue things to say that I said (lies) and claimed that I am DISCRIMINATING?
Against who? What? That does not even make sense!
I do NOT discriminate against ANYBODY, of ANY race, gender, nationality, religion, WHATEVER.
But IF I DID, I live in the U.S.A., buddy, so I WILL say WHATEVER the hell I WANT (with respect to Roman's TOS).

So "destiny" I think you need to simmer down, cease your senseless tirades, stop insulting me and quit believing that you are the final authority at this JA Forum, just because you post here for what must be at least 20 hours out of every day.
And might I suggest therapy to address your anger-management issues? Perhaps a 12-step program?

But never fear. Rico is here and has no fear. And I will be here to discuss JA-related topics and put you in your place every time. I will be the little stone in your shoe to irritate you with every step. I am not going ANYWHERE.

You mess with me, I mess back twice as hard. and anything I may type, I would certainly also say right to your face in person. Believe THAT.

So deal with it, Dutch boy.
UP AGAINST THE WALL, MOTHERFUCKERS!!!
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Re: "EMERGENCY!" BROADCAST!!!!

Postby Susan Butcher on Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:51 am

Please, gentlemen, stop sniping and get back to the subject!

"Tree of Liberty" sounds interesting - is it pure folk, folk-rock or a mix of these?
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Re: "EMERGENCY!" BROADCAST!!!!

Postby psychhead on Fri Sep 05, 2008 7:14 pm

Right on.....:)....back to the subject at hand :). I love "T O L" by JS. When I heard that the album would be a folk rock concept album, I was all high! I managed to listen to sound samples on their Myspace page and what I heard, I loved. The album cover artwork is great and the Sons&Daughters idea is a good one.....I've been waiting for the band or some other artist to pick this concept up...we all need it in this FAKE world we live in!!!!
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Re: "EMERGENCY!" BROADCAST!!!!

Postby DonRico1967 on Fri Sep 05, 2008 8:05 pm

It realIy DOES sound good, and aside from the shameless plug, which I copy'n'pasted from my E-mail box, it may very likely be the best and most real JEFFERSONS music we may have heard in years...

I wonder why Marty was not involved and Grace's participation is limited to an Easter Egg???

:(
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Re: "EMERGENCY!" BROADCAST!!!!

Postby psychhead on Sat Sep 06, 2008 12:12 pm

Who knows what may come out of an Easter Egg man??!!! :mrgreen: :wink: :wink:
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Re: "EMERGENCY!" BROADCAST!!!!

Postby Dormouse on Sun Sep 07, 2008 1:28 pm

Interesting read, DonRico!
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