[UPDATE: Signe died the same day as Paul.] Many of the San Francisco bands were doing "Let's Get Together," which had first been released in 1964 by the Kingston Trio, then by the We Five in 1965 and then by the Airplane in 1966.The following year, The Youngbloods had a big hit with it.The band gave an early-morning performance at Woodstock on Aug. "Nobody went to Woodstock to make a statement," Kantner told USA TODAY in 2009, when the group's spinoff band, Jefferson Starship, played the 40th anniversary concert.
His publicist Cynthia Bowman, who has a son with Kantner, confirmed his death to the Associated Press.
The reports that Kantner, 74, had suffered a heart attack earlier in the week.
From his apartment one block up the hill, he witnessed the extraordinary pilgrimage of young people from across the country as they trooped to San Francisco in search of answers, approval and love, and he captured the compelling vignettes through his telling lens.
Anthony's photographic talent, subjects and well-deserved acclaim extend far beyond the psychedelic period, but his ability to capture a mood on a face or the essence of an era from a simple street sign was recognized and refined during that time.
July 28: Named by the as the “largest audience at a pop festival,” the Summer Jam at Watkins Glen attracted 600,000 people to the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Raceway on this date in 1973.
Two Jewish producers, Shelly Finkel and Jim Koplik, sold 150,000 tickets for each, but as at the Woodstock Festival four years earlier, the crowd overwhelmed profit-making and turned it, for most, into a free festival.
July 31: Gary Lewis, the son of comedian Jerry Lewis and leader of Gary Lewis and the Playboys, was born on this date in 1945.
Bill Graham's New Year's Eve parties were famous in the Bay Area, their association with the Grateful Dead cemented in history and their continuation in one form or another long after Winterland's demise fortunate and welcomed.
The counterculture psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane was formed in 1965 in the Bay Area, and is said to have first defined what became known as the "San Francisco sound."Early hits include.