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2018-08-01 New Hope Winery, New Hope, PA (Live) album art

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Bonnaroo Festival With David Bromberg
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Genesis
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Blue Railroad Train (Album Version) [Album Version]
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I'm Free From The Chain Gang Now (Album Version) [Album Version]
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Tom Cat Blues (Album Version) [Album Version]

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Jorma Kaukonen

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Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Jorma Kaukonen was born and grew up in Washington, D.C., where he first turned to the guitar. He lived in the San Francisco Bay Area in the early '60s, playing backup to singer Janis Joplin in local clubs. In 1965, Kaukonen became a founding member of Jefferson Airplane, which soared to fame in 1967. Though Kaukonen's songs and vocals were not prominently featured in the band, his distinctive guitar-playing was crucial to its sound. With bassist... Read more

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