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Postby Chasin'Destiny on Fri Dec 16, 2005 8:24 pm

What about Grace ?

JA at Monterey playing Today.....found in a thread....
Complaining that Grace is in the picture and not Marty....

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Postby gTarFreak on Fri Dec 16, 2005 10:52 pm

Well, here's my two cents on the subject, and this opinion is soley mine and comes from no other hidden information other than that which has been conjectured by my (often) befuddled mind after hearing and seeing various interviews with Grace...

Grace was a person driven by an artistic desire. At the time that desire expressed itself through music, and performance. At some time she reached a point where the performance of the music no longer expressed her feelings, which probably led to the overindulgence of various substances. Her performance of music became, basically, "for the money". I don't mean this in a bad way, it's just part of growing up and learning about oneself. She now finds painting to be the expression of her feelings and, as such, music is no longer a major focus for her. She has said (rightly so) that she is proud of what she did, and is still pursuing her passions. They've just changed, a little. As to why she doesn't appear in so many posts, it's simply because for most of the people here it's about the music. And I seem to remember her appearing in a lot of posts, early on, it's just that people have said what they have to say, and are moving on with those members of the Airplane who are still focused on the music.

As I've said in the past, my first interest in the Airplane came from a combination of Grace and teenage hormones. If it weren't for her, I probably would never have paid much attention to the Airplane, back then. My true appreciation for the group really didn't come until waaayy later. And "Rejoyce" still sends shivers up my spine....

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Postby Guest on Fri Dec 16, 2005 11:42 pm

I know JA only about one year !

And i am 46, listened to almost all kinds of music....
Not realy but almost from Abba to Zappa....

Then there is a small mpeg2 file......i even don't know where
that came from !.......beleave it or not !....ghosts ?....
I can't remeber where that smal mpeg2 file cam from !....

It is JA playing White Rabbits..... ... _grace.htm
Some pictures....

And my life wasn't the same anymore.....
That voice......that woman.....
Searching for info about her......i found a lot.....
And there is a book !......Somebody to love..........
The more i read about her the more i like her....

Yes, and i think, if there was no Grace there would
be a much lesser JA.......that 2 songs from her.....
White Rabbits and Somebody to love.....
Fuel for the Jefferson Airplane !!!!!!!!!

Postby Chasin'Destiny on Fri Dec 16, 2005 11:44 pm

Sorry, it was me above.....

Grace :"....i don't like old people on the stage myself incl..."
Or something like that.......i agree with that to !....

Many of the old rockers who are playing now.
Like the Rolling Stones , The Who etc. etc.
They where good when they where young......
Now it is a different story.....

I realy hope that's she is OK! now....
And doing that what she likes to do !......
Not smoking is one thing she shouldn't do !!!!!
Then she could have a lot more years on this planet !!!!
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Old stuff......

Postby Chasin'Destiny on Sun Dec 18, 2005 11:38 pm

Most of the new fans from Jefferson Starship and Starship
don't know who Grace is, and they never will.
And some fans from Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship
will forget that woman to......she isn't musician anymore.....

That's a bad personal thing......

Songs like White Rabbit & Somebody to love are allways
remembered by Jefferson Airplane......

And the true story ?.......that these songs are from Grace Slick ?
Most people don't care about that !........


Postby freakmeout on Mon Dec 19, 2005 8:48 pm

Grace's voice is what got me into the band. I'm a singer too, (but I'm not "in" yet), and I heard her voice and it was nothing in the world. It's beautiful, a beautiful voice for a beautiful person. I love Jack and Jorma and Spencer but I'm not a good musician. I try...but I really have no talent for guitar and I don't know much about it. I just like the sounds. And Grace has beautiful sound, but we have to remember that all the sounds are fine on their own, but they need to be together to be Jefferson Airplane or JA and Grace or Grace and JA.

Get what I mean? :wink:
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Postby Chasin'Destiny on Mon Dec 19, 2005 10:38 pm

It is like a car....
It only runs perfectly when everthing is working
together......without somebody is more important than anyone else.
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Postby FirstBassman on Thu Dec 22, 2005 11:08 am

[color=darkblue]As always, I agree with my friend Dave.
Grace had a great voice, nice to look at and was a focal point for public attention.
But as far as the music of JA was concerned, she was a little spice added to the real meal.
The sound, drive and heart of the Airplane’s music was ensconced in the four superlative musicians: Jack, Jorma, Paul and Spencer (and to some extent Marty).
That is why in most discussions and boards, the talk centers around them.

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Postby Chasin'Destiny on Thu Dec 22, 2005 12:14 pm

....nice to look at......agree 1000%
....focal point to....agree 1000%
....little spice to....don't agree...

Without that 'little spice' its just another meal.....

Have fun with the JA !
Don't drink and drive,
smoke and FLY !....

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Postby FirstBassman on Thu Dec 22, 2005 4:10 pm

We could argue this, of course, forever but let me present the following proposition.

You state that like the Stones without Jagger and The Who without Daltry, the JA without Grace would not be the JA, meaning not as good, or not sounding like the Airplane we’ve all grown to know and love.

But think of this for the moment. The current Jefferson Starship that has been touring for the last few years has a very good Grace sound-alike (Diana Mangano). They have Paul. And they have Marty (often times). And they play a lot of old Airplane material … Somebody To Love, 3/5 of a Mile, It’s No Secret, etc. And though the sound is very enjoyable and I go to their shows, no one would ever mistake them for the Airplane.

So what is missing?

Answer: Jorma and Jack mostly. (And Spencer too.)

All we are saying is that the roaring, rambling, hard-driving, charging, fiery, passionate, soaring, compelling, gleeful, wondrous, distinctive JA sound came out of the speakers of Jack and Jorma’s (and Paul’s) amplifiers. G-d bless ‘em.
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Postby Guest on Thu Dec 22, 2005 5:53 pm

@All fans of Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Starship.....

Have a very nice Christmas.......

Postby Chasin'Destiny on Thu Dec 22, 2005 5:58 pm

Sorry, download isn't available...
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Postby Guest on Thu Dec 22, 2005 8:55 pm


Sorry, it was me.....above...

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