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Slow start for Mannheim Steamroller turns into phenomenal success

...selling my band, I had to come up with a name to market. At the time the big rock groups had interesting names like Jefferson Airplane or Iron Butterfly. So I came up with the name Mannheim Steamroller."The name is also a good description for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-11-19/slow-start-mannheim-s
Aiken Prep Fest will 'Get Together' to entertain, help community

...touring with rock band A-listers Led Zeppelin; Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; Chuck Berry; The Grateful Dead; Jefferson Airplane; The Beach Boys; The Allman Brothers; Steve Miller Band; Van Morrison; Billy Joel and many others."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-02-29/aiken-prep-fest-will-
Living briefs

...VIP (includes reception after concert); 733-0923. BIRTHDAYS TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Guitarist Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship is 65. Actor Patrick Duffy is 57. Actor Kurt Russell is 55. Actress Lesley-Anne Down is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/17/liv_70519.shtml
Life & style | Augusta State University | Paine College
Annie Leibovitz: Photographer of celebrities

...photographer of celebrities to a plain old celebrity herself. Her first assignment was to photograph Grace Slick, Jefferson Airplane's lead singer. Back then, she tells Smithsonian magazine, "I believed I was supposed to catch life going by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/24/liv_25585.shtml
Life & style
Help pick the top American band

...perhaps, than widely popular. - - - - - - - - JEFFERSON AIRPLANE/JEFFERSON STARSHIP (#8 SEED) Who they are...Essential album: Surrealistic Pillow, 1967 (Jefferson Airplane); Red Octopus, 1975 (Jefferson Starship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/23/mus_444432.shtml
Music
At the Movies: 'A Home at the End of the World'

...time: Imagine "The Wonder Years" with sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. The characters drop acid and listen to Jefferson Airplane's "Somebody to Love" to signify that they're in the late 1960s. (Though it is a hoot to see Sissy Spacek...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/23/mov_423031.shtml
Movies
Augustans found fame in family

...signed such artists as Glen Yarbrough, Rod McKuen, Carol Burnett, Julie Andrews, Vic Damone, The Monkees and Jefferson Airplane. He also was responsible for the movie soundtrack recordings of The Sound of Music, Romeo and Juliet and Bye Bye...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/26/met_275047.shtml
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Chicago Seven trial was a circus

...out to get them for who they were, not what they did. They wanted jurors who had heard of rock groups such as Jefferson Airplane or Country Joe and the Fish. The judge refused to quiz prospective jurors about their musical tastes. On the trial's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/20/met_270664.shtml
Metro
Ramblin' Rhodes: Children can make noise at Music Factory

...Boulevard: Free concert featuring three giants: 8 tonight, featuring Mickey Thomas and his band Starship (formerly Jefferson Airplane), John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band and Larry Hoppen. Mr. Thomas, born Dec. 3, 1949, in Cairo, Ga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/17/liv_270427.shtml
Life & style
Ramblin' Rhodes

...Featuring Three Giants: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, featuring Mickey Thomas and his band Starship (formerly Jefferson Airplane), John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band and Larry Hoppen. Mr. Thomas, born Dec. 3, 1949, in Cairo, Ga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/10/liv_269807.shtml
Life & style