An interview with guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and music from across his career was featured on the March 30 edition of Greasy Tracks.
Marty Balin, who was behind the founding of the Jefferson Airplane and played a key role in the band’s early recordings, will be featured on the Oct. 3 edition of The Boris Rock Show. Balin passed away at the age of 76 on Sept. 27.
On paper what was tabbed “The Woodstock of the West” couldn’t be anything short of amazing.
The free concert on Dec. 6, 1969, headlined by the Rolling Stones with the Grateful Dead, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Jefferson Airplane and Santana on the undercard at the Altamont Motor Speedway near Livermore, Calif., became a perfect storm where everything that could go wrong, went horribly beyond that and to this day, remains one of the most ghastly events in music history.