Rock Classics Edition 39 - (Jefferson) Starship (Airplane)

in hive-193816 •  5 months ago  (edited)

Rock Classics - Edition 38

Time for another issue of Rock Classics! My problem was I did not keep track and forgot to organize this series by linking all previous 38 #RockClassics posts - now I am trying to find out which Classics I missed aka I did not write about yet. I am pretty sure I did not cover the Starships yet - so let us give it a go. There are two songs that created interest and still have their place in my ears. One single I bought when they were Jefferson Starship as a vinyl single:

The other one was an investment into an album (also vinyl - this black thing before even the CD was invented!) including "We Built This City" (entry song of this post!).

On to the facts! I have to be honest I only found them in the 1980ies after they changes name from Jefferson Airplane to Jefferson Starship and probably missed a lot or can not judge their early times! They even are older than me - a miracle!

So Jefferson Airplane, later Jefferston Starship, then Starship (most of the following comes from Wikipedia is an American rock band from San Francisco, California that evolved out of the group Jefferson Airplane (actually - the same group!) following the departure of bassist Jack Casady and guitarist Jorma Kaukonen.

Between 1974 and 1984, they released eight gold or platinum selling studio albums, and had nine top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The band went through several major changes in personnel and genres through the years while retaining the same Jefferson Starship name. The band name was retired in 1985, but it was picked up again in the early 1990s by a revival of the group led by Paul Kantner, which has continued following his death in 2016.

Listen to some more of their historic works - the first might be one of the most successful ones commercially!

Join the Music Community on Steem https://beta.steemit.com/trending/hive-193816

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

Ah... wieder mal Rock Classic! Mir geht es wie @gaich - ich kenne Jefferson Airplane ;-) Wenn du deine Posts ordnen willst oder nur nachgucken willst, kann ich dir steemworld empfehlen. Da findest du alle deine Artikel und kannst mit Tags suchen (oder Datum). Das gefällt mir zum Beispiel sehr gut. Lieben Gruß und ein schönes Wochenende! Kadna

Danke für den Organize Tip - finde die Dinger schon, war nur zu faul das mal gescheit zu verlinken, am Anfang hab ich das mit einigen Themenposts gemacht, aber dann das Zeitthema wieder :-).

Habe deinen Post gelesen und dich, @gaich und @uwelang wieder hochgestimmt. Steem On liebe Kadna

  ·  5 months ago (edited)

Danke dir @jeenger - du bist ein würdiger Nachfolger für Jeenger1! !invest_vote

@kadna denkt du hast ein Vote durch @investinthefutur verdient! ----> Wer ist investinthefutur ?
@kadna thinks you have earned a vote of @investinthefutur !----> Who is investinthefutur ?

Na da gibt es dann auch von mir ein Dankeschön! Nette Geste 😉 (Ich hatte das gar nicht mitbekommen, dass mein Kommentar downgevotet wurde.) !invest_vote

@gaich denkt du hast ein Vote durch @investinthefutur verdient! ----> Wer ist investinthefutur ?
@gaich thinks you have earned a vote of @investinthefutur !----> Who is investinthefutur ?

Congratulations @uwelang! You have completed the following achievement on the Steem blockchain and have been rewarded with new badge(s) :

You distributed more than 91000 upvotes. Your next target is to reach 92000 upvotes.

You can view your badges on your Steem Board and compare to others on the Steem Ranking
If you no longer want to receive notifications, reply to this comment with the word STOP

Vote for @Steemitboard as a witness to get one more award and increased upvotes!
  ·  5 months ago Reveal Comment
  ·  5 months ago Reveal Comment

I love both the new ones and the old ones, but i think its a completely different type of music.

Grace Slick looks so beautiful in this video <3

  ·  5 months ago Reveal Comment

!giphy thankyou




giphy is supported by witness untersatz!

  ·  5 months ago Reveal Comment




giphy is supported by witness untersatz!