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PAUL KANTNER JEFFERSON STARSHIP - BLOWS AGAINST THE EMPIRE BOOKLET GATEFOLD UK 12" LP VINYL

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.

Original first issue with 1E/1E stampers.

 

Collectors information & Description: 

Gatefold (FOC) cover design with artwork / photos on the inside cover pages , incl booklet

"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

Music Genre:  Rock, Folk rock, Psychedelic rock 
Album 
Production information:

The album: "PAUL KANTNER (Jefferson Starship) - Blows Against the Empire" was produced by: Paul Kantner

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Allen Zentz

This album was recorded at: Pacific High Recording and Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco, 1970

Album cover design: CCCP

Books: Patti Landres

Record Label:  Orange RCA Victor SF 8163 / LSP 4448 / ZPRS 9053
Record Format 12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 320 gram  
Year & Country  1971 Made in UK England

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PAUL KANTNER JEFFERSON STARSHIP - BLOWS AGAINST THE EMPIRE BOOKLET GATEFOLD UK 12" LP VINYL 

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PAUL KANTNER JEFFERSON STARSHIP - BLOWS AGAINST THE EMPIRE BOOKLET GATEFOLD UK 12" LP VINYL  

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PAUL KANTNER JEFFERSON STARSHIP - BLOWS AGAINST THE EMPIRE BOOKLET GATEFOLD UK 12" LP VINYL 

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PAUL KANTNER JEFFERSON STARSHIP - BLOWS AGAINST THE EMPIRE BOOKLET GATEFOLD UK 12" LP VINYL 

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PAUL KANTNER JEFFERSON STARSHIP - BLOWS AGAINST THE EMPIRE BOOKLET GATEFOLD UK 12" LP VINYL 

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PAUL KANTNER JEFFERSON STARSHIP - BLOWS AGAINST THE EMPIRE BOOKLET GATEFOLD UK 12" LP VINYL  

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Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: PAUL KANTNER (Jefferson Starship) - Blows Against the Empire

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • 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[9] - sound effects on "Home" and "XM"

Complete Track-listing of the album "PAUL KANTNER (Jefferson Starship) - Blows Against the Empire"

The detailed tracklist of this record "PAUL KANTNER (Jefferson Starship) - Blows Against the Empire" is:

    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
    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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