Alexander Lee "Skip" Spence (April 18, 1946 – April 16, 1999) was a Canadian-born American singer, songwriter, and musician. He was co-founder of Moby Grape, and played guitar with them until 1969.
Like a rough, more obscure counterpart to Syd Barrett, Skip Spence was one of the late '60s' most colorful acid casualties. The original Jefferson Airplane drummer (although he was a guitarist who had never played drums before joining the group), Spence left after their first album to join Moby Grape.
Alexander Lee "Skip" Spence (April 18, 1946 – April 16, 1999) was a musician and singer-songwriter best known for his work with Jefferson Airplane, Moby Grape and as a solo artist. He was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and his family relocated to San Jose, California in the late 1950s.DayListenersMonday 30 March 202031Tuesday 31 March 202034Wednesday 1 April 202025Thursday 2 April 202038
Apr 18, 1999 · Alexander (Skip) Spence, pivotal figure in psychedelic San Francisco rock, dies at 52; he was a founding member of both Jefferson Airplane and Moby Grape; photo (M)
- Jon Pareles
Jan 23, 2015 · Skip Spence (Oar, 1969) With wordplay that lifts even Oar’s darkest moods, this song of betrayal is both stark and beautiful: ‘Weighted down by the gun/Waited down by the river/For you to come.’
SKIP SPENCE, a founding member of Jefferson Airplane and Moby Grape, personified the lost genius of the psychedelic Sixties. A pivotal figure on the San Francisco scene, Spence's free spirit ...
- Pierre Perrone
Onetime Jefferson Airplane and Moby Grape member Skip Spence's visionary solo album is one of the great cult classic records of all time. Along with the entire original 1968 release-restored from the original two-track master tapes for the first time on CD-and the five bonus tracks that showed up on the previous CD release are five NEWLY DISCOVERED tracks.
First track off "Oar", the only solo album by the ex- Moby Grape and Jefferson Airplane member. Enjoy! Any copyright violation is unintended! I don't own no ...
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watch this elsewhere ad free - https://vimeo.com/user14827061 They Lost their souls , for Rock and Roll . Acid Casualties - EP05 - Skip Spence of Moby Grape ...
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- petey twofinger
Oct 08, 2014 · Skip Spence With sadness, we announce the death of Skip Spence from a tragic accident in Folsom, Calif., on Monday, September 22, 2014. Skip was born in Sacramento, Calif., to Shirley Baker and Dani