Tuesday, August 19, 2014
How Jefferson Airplane Became Jefferson Starship - And Then Just Starship (UCR)
Between synthesizers, drum machines, and MTV, it’d be hard to pick a single veteran rock act that managed to get through the ’80s without being forced to change their sound to some extent. But where acts like Heart and Chicago may have alienated longtime fans by indulging in extra hairspray and buying a few power ballads from outside writers, Starship paid the highest price of all, trading in the Summer of Love ideals espoused by their original incarnation, Jefferson Airplane, for a handful of Top 40 hits.
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