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Skip Spence and the Sad Saga of Moby Grape

Jeff Tamarkin, 'Got a Revolution', 2003

IN THE SUMMER of 1965, Jefferson Airplane decided to dismiss their first drummer, Jerry Peloquin. That's when a golden boy named Alexander "Skip" Spence came waltzing into the Matrix club and was immediately signed up by Marty Balin, the band's co-founder.

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