facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Headlines

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008.
By United Press International

Jefferson Starship bandmates settle

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 (UPI) -- A battle over the band name Jefferson Starship has ended amicably in San Francisco, one of the lawyers involved says.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007.
By United Press International

Stars' paintings displayed at Vegas expo

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- What is being billed as the largest grouping of celebrity artwork ever exhibited is set to go on public display at Artexpo Las Vegas at the end of the month.

Paul Kantner sued for 'Starship' misuse

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23 (UPI) -- Members of Jefferson Airplane and the later Jefferson Starship are suing guitarist Paul Kantner in San Francisco for misusing the "Starship" name.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Oct. 30, 2006.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2005 with 62 to follow.
By United Press International

Spencer Dryden, noted rock drummer, dies

PETALUMA, Calif., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Spencer Dryden, the drummer for the Jefferson Airplane rock group died at his California residence of stomach cancer. He was 66.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 30, the 304th day of 2004 with 62 to follow.
By United Press International

Spencer Dryden benefit concert on Saturday

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21 (UPI) -- A musical icon of the 1960s, Spencer Dryden, the drummer for Jefferson Starship, is hoping a benefit concert in San Francisco will help him get heart surgery.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2003 with 62 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 26-May 2.
By United Press International
Prev
Page 1 of 4
Photos
Grace Slick
LAP99091932 - 19 SEPTEMBER 1999 - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA: Grace Slick, former lead singer of the San Francisco rock group The Jefferson Starship, arrives September 18 to PETA's (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) Party of the Century and Humanitarian Awards at Paramount Studios where Paul McCartney presented the first Linda McCartney Memorial award to actress Pamela Anderson Lee as a special tribute to his late wife Linda McCartney. jr/Jim Ruymen UPI...................................................
Wiki

Grace Slick (born Grace Barnett Wing; October 30, 1939) is an American singer and songwriter, who was one of the lead singers of the rock groups The Great Society, Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, and Starship, and was a solo artist, for nearly three decades, from the mid-1960s to the mid-1990s. Slick was an important figure in the 1960s psychedelic rock genre, and is known for her witty lyrics and powerful contralto vocals.

Grace Slick was born in Evanston, Illinois, to Ivan W. Wing (1907–1987, of Norwegian-Swedish extraction) and his wife, Virginia Barnett (1909–1983, a direct descendant of English Mayflower passengers and also of Irish, and Scottish descent). In 1949, a month before her tenth birthday, her brother Chris Wing was born. Her father was transferred several times when she was a child and, in addition to the Chicago area, she lived in Los Angeles and San Francisco before her family finally settled in Palo Alto, California, south of San Francisco, in the early 1950s. She attended Palo Alto Senior High School before switching to Castilleja High School, a private all-girls school in Palo Alto. Following graduation, she attended Finch College in New York from 1957 to 1958 and the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, from 1958–1959.

Before entering the music scene, Slick was a model for I. Magnin for a short time in the early sixties.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Grace Slick."
Most Popular
x
Feedback