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Wooden Ships

Postby Bob Kraemer » Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:46 pm

I knew C,S,N & Y did the song Wooden Ships but didn't know Jefferson Airplane did it also. Who did it first? and the reason the other band did it also?
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Postby draglist » Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:50 pm

Here be why: The song was written by by David Crosby, Stephen Stills, AND Paul Kantner. Interesting. The only version I've heard is CSNY version. Never heard the Airplane version... bp
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Postby draglist » Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:55 pm

The story behind Wooden Ships...

http://www.gotarevolution.com/woodenships.htm
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Postby Bob Kraemer » Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:07 pm

BP,
I heard it off a 2 disk set, greatest hits of Airplane & Starship. I've had the CD's for years I guess I never listened to them in there entirety.
Cool 8)
2 very different versions of a great song.
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Postby Bob Kraemer » Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:24 pm

Cool story Bill.
Thanks
I'll try & remember to e/mail it to you from a friends high speed connection. The song is almost 9 meg large, on a slow dial up connection........
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Postby draglist » Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:39 pm

Thanks, Bob! bp
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Postby Maritime Drag Racing » Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:50 am

That was a cool story. I just had to listen to the CSN&Y version on vinyl afterwards. I have a half dozen Airplane / Starship albums but not that one. I'll have to hunt for it on the 'net.

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Postby racersforcoffee » Wed Nov 08, 2006 8:19 am

Paul Kantner is still writing novels and songs similar to this out of North Beach..if you like Blows Against The Empire=styled songs, you might like his recent stuff....the "Next Generation" 8)
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