Red House Records Signs Hot Tuna!

ST. PAUL, MN — Red House Records is very pleased to announce that they have signed iconic blues-roots band Hot Tuna to the label.

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady formed Hot Tuna in 1969, when taking a break from touring with Jefferson Airplane. Since then the band has been performing their unique mix of acoustic and electric blues, cultivating an extreme fan following.

In addition to Jorma and Jack, the band includes mandolin virtuoso Barry Mitterhoff and legendary drummer Skoota Warner.

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Four Never-Before-Released Live Albums By Jefferson Airplane to Be Released October 26 on Collectors’ Choice Music Live

Four live albums include original vocalist Signe Anderson’s farewell show
and Grace Slick’s first show, both at the Fillmore in 1966

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The argument rages on, but for many music fans in the ’60s, the best live band from the Bay Area was Jefferson Airplane. Formed during the summer of 1965 in San Francisco, the group triumphed in 1967 with Surrealistic Pillow, one of the key recordings of the Summer of Love, containing the hits “Somebody to Love,” “White Rabbit” and “Today.” The Airplane featured three master instrumentalists (Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady and Spencer Dryden) and three vocalists: Grace Slick (replacing original singer Signe Anderson in 1966), Marty Balin and Paul Kantner. The Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductees made a total of eight studio albums and released a smattering of live albums including 1969’s Bless Its Pointed Little Head. (more…)

Geoff Achison Returns for Eastern US Tour Shows with Jorma Kaukonen, Oliver Wood, Randall Bramblett, and Yonrico Scott

Australian guitar virtuoso and blues/funk songwriter embarks on a busy tour covering from New York City to Georgia this June. He reunites with some heavy musical hitters for a number of shows.

Geoff Achison has clearly earned a loyal US following since his two year residency, based in Atlanta. It was hard to have him return to his native Australia in late 2008. But the global reach is paying off.

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