on 12 November 2015
It's a great shame that there is so little live footage of such great bands as Jefferson Airplane, who were one of the finest rock bands around in the late sixties/early seventies. Video recorders still hadn't arrived then, so nobody ever bothered to film any live performances, unless it was for some special purpose such as a film or TV show, as in this case. Hence, we are left with very little footage of the band playing live. 'Go Ride The Music' includes seven tracks performed by the Airplane, and this is as good as you are likely to find. They were an excellent bunch of musicians, and had some of the best vocalists ever. This session took place after Spencer Dryden had left the band but his replacement, Joey Covington, drove the band along vigorously, with his own very special way of playing the drums. Both drummers have now sadly passed away.
This dvd is well worth getting just for the Airplane material, but it also includes some good tracks from Quicksilver Messenger Service. The second part of the dvd, 'West Pole' was not of very much interest to me.