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A little older, a little less naive

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Back when I was in junior high school, I bought Jefferson Airplane's live album "Bless Its Pointed Little Head." At one point between songs, the band members are trying to urge workers to turn down some of the venue's lighting so that the band's light show would be more visible. "Turn down the lights please," says Grace Slick, after which Paul Kantner says something that sounded to my 14-year-old ears like "or we'll send the house lady to get you."

Well, last night I bought the mp3 version of the album, and when that segment of the album played again, I clearly heard what Kantner said and realized just how naive I was in 1968. What does he say?

"Or we'll send Owsley to get you."


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Oct. 30th, 2009 08:44 pm (UTC)
Classic moment.

Oct. 30th, 2009 08:52 pm (UTC)
You know, Jeff, "3/5ths of a Mile in 10 Seconds" from that record still sounds pretty damned good.
Oct. 30th, 2009 09:01 pm (UTC)
Pat, that whole album sounds good 40 years later. By the way, I just bought the new Phish album, and feel like I'm back at a whacked out Dead concert. Luckily, they are still making good music, although you need a treasure map to find it.
Oct. 30th, 2009 09:41 pm (UTC)
One time I thought someone said my full name. Turned out they were just saying Christmas Shell...
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