The Music and Art of Marty Balin

A musical riddle: What do Johnny Mathis, San Francisco’s beatnik jazz scene, eastern religion, a notorious 19th century flatulist and painting have in common?   Answer: They are brush strokes in the story that make up local rock legend Marty Balin.  Balin founded the Jefferson Airplane in 1965 doing the writing and lead vocals on... Continue Reading →

My Parents, the Kennedy’s

When I was a boy, I had a vivid imagination that would take me forward and backward in time, and to the far off places like the center of the earth – and the moon. It was the 1960s and at age seven, I would lie on my stomach in front of the television and... Continue Reading →

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