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Jefferson Airplane: Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles CA

John Mendelsohn, Los Angeles Times, November 1969

GLORIOUSLY RESPLENDENT in crushed velvet and faded Levis, and backed by what was possibly the Glenn McKay troupe’s most breathtaking lightshow since Monterey, Jefferson Airplane, progenitor of the post-acid West Coast rock scene, turned in an only occasionally electrifying performance at the Inglewood Forum Hallowe’en evening.

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