Paul Kantner, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought?

June 26th, 2012, 2:00 pm by Greg
Paul Kantner

Paul Kantner

“The first record album I ever bought was probably ‘Carousel,’ oddly enough. The original cast album. No, actually, it was probably the movie soundtrack album.

And a Gene Krupa record.

And actually, you could probably still find both of those albums on my shelf somewhere today.”

He’s a founding member of both Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship. He’s a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. And he’s no stranger to Woodstock. Guitarist-vocalist Paul Kanter will step up to the microphone to lead the current incarnation of Jefferson Starship in concert at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock on Friday (June 29). The Johnny Monster Band opens the show at 8:30pm, followed by Dirty Blind at 9:15pm. Tix are $25, $35 & $50.

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Woodstock vets still alive & kickin’

August 12th, 2009, 1:29 pm by Greg

Max Yasgur's farm today (photo by Rick Bedrosian)

Max Yasgur's farm today (photo by Rick Bedrosian)


Four decades ago, they were all gathered at a farm in Bethel.

And now, many of those same musicians are continuing to spread the word – or at least, the music.

Here’s where you can catch some of the original 1969 Woodstock festival alums in action these days:

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