PAUL KANTNER ( Jefferson Starship ) - Blows Against The Empire 12" VINYL LP

 This rare to find album includes the 8 page booklet with lyrics of the songs performed by Paul Kantner as well as some very psychedelic artwork.

"Blows Against the Empire" is a concept album by "Paul Kantner" and "Grace Slick", released under the name Paul Kantner and Jefferson Starship, the first album to use the "Starship" name, although the personnel line-up was not the same as would appear on the first actual Jefferson Starship album

 

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Essential Information of: PAUL KANTNER ( Jefferson Starship ) - Blows Against The Empire

Music Genre:

Rock, Folk rock, Psychedelic rockĀ 

Label & Catalognr:

 RCA Victor SF 8163 / LSP 4448 / ZPRS 9053 ( Orange label colour )

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 280 gram  

Year & Country:

1971 Made in UK England

PAUL KANTNER ( Jefferson Starship ) - Blows Against The Empire Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

This 12" LP vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains photos, artwork.

This album also includes a booklet

Producers:

Paul Kantner - Producer

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Allen Zentz - Sound Engineer

Recording Location:

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Album Cover Design & Artwork:

CCCP - Album Cover Design

Patti Landres - Books


Musicians:
  • Paul Kantner - vocals, electric guitars, acoustic guitars, banjo, bass machine
  • Grace Slick - piano, vocals
  • Jerry Garcia - banjo on "Let's Go Together", pedal steel guitar on "Have You Seen the Stars Tonite", sound effects and vocals on "XM", lead guitar on "Starship"
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums on "Let's Go Together"
  • Mickey Hart - percussion on "Have You Seen the Stars Tonite", sound effects and vocals on "XM"
  • Joey Covington - drums and vocals on "Mau Mau", congas on "Hijack"
  • Jack Casady - bass on "A Child Is Coming" and "Sunrise"
  • David Crosby - vocals and guitar on "A Child Is Coming" and "Have You Seen the Stars Tonite", background vocals on "Starship"
  • Graham Nash - congas on "Hijack", sound effects on "Home", background vocals on "Starship"
  • David Freiberg - background vocals on "Starship"
  • Harvey Brooks - bass on "Starship"
  • Peter Kaukonen - lead guitar on "Mau Mau"
  • Phill Sawyer - sound effects on "Home" and "XM"
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. "Mau Mau (Amerikon)" Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, Joey Covington 6:33
  2. "The Baby Tree" Rosalie Sorrels 1:42
  3. "Let's Go TogetherA" Kantner 4:11
  4. "A Child Is Coming" Kantner, Slick, David Crosby 6:15
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. "Blows Against the Empire"
  2. "Sunrise" Slick 1:54
  3. "Hijack" Kantner, Slick, Marty Balin, Gary Blackman 8:18
  4. "Home" Kantner, Phill Sawyer, Graham Nash 0:37
  5. "Have You Seen the Stars Tonite?" Kantner, Crosby 3:42
  6. "XM" Kantner, Sawyer, Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart 1:22
  7. "Starship" Kantner, Slick, Balin, Blackman 7:07

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