Thirty Seconds Over Winterland
|Thirty Seconds Over Winterland|
|Live album by Jefferson Airplane|
|Recorded||August 24–25, 1972 Chicago Auditorium, Chicago, September 21–22, 1972 Winterland Arena, San Francisco|
|Jefferson Airplane chronology|
Thirty Seconds Over Winterland is an album by the American psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane. It was recorded live in August and September 1972, at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago and the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. It was released in April 1973; reflecting the band's declining commercial stature, it only peaked at #52 in Billboard.
Recorded during the Long John Silver tour, Thirty Seconds Over Winterland was the band's second live album, after Bless Its Pointed Little Head. The complete final concert of this tour may be heard on the Last Flight CD, released in 2007.
Flying Toasters lawsuit
In 1989, software company Berkeley Systems released its immensely popular After Dark screensaver. The best-known of the various screensaver options was Flying Toasters. Jefferson Airplane sued Berkeley Systems in 1994, claiming that the toasters were a copy of the winged toasters featured on the Thirty Seconds album cover. The band's case was lost because Berkeley claimed no prior knowledge of the artwork, and the judge noted the band had failed to trademark the cover art.
Track times from original vinyl release.
|1.||"Have You Seen the Saucers?" (recorded September 21 at Winterland)||Paul Kantner||4:15|
|2.||"Feel So Good" (recorded September 22 at Winterland)||Jorma Kaukonen||11:10|
|3.||"Crown of Creation" (recorded August 25 at Chicago Auditorium)||Kantner||4:05|
|1.||"When the Earth Moves Again" (recorded August 25 at Chicago Auditorium)||Kantner||4:05|
|2.||"Milk Train" (recorded August 25 at Chicago Auditorium)||Grace Slick, Papa John Creach, Roger Spotts||3:57|
|3.||"Trial by Fire" (recorded August 24 at Chicago Auditorium)||Kaukonen||5:00|
|4.||"Twilight Double Leader" (recorded September 21 at Winterland)||Kantner||5:41|
|CD Reissue Bonus Tracks|
|1.||"Wooden Ships"||Kantner, David Crosby, Stephen Stills||6:37|
|2.||"Long John Silver"||Grace Slick, Jack Casady||5:32|
|3.||"Come Back Baby"||7:08|
|5.||"Diana / Volunteers"||Kantner, Slick / Marty Balin, Kantner||6:06|
Personnel credits from original Vinyl release.
- Jack Casady – bass
- Paul Kantner – vocals, rhythm guitar
- Jorma Kaukonen – lead guitar, vocals
- Grace Slick – vocals
- Papa John Creach – electric violin
- John Barbata – drums, percussion
- David Freiberg – vocals
- Produced and arranged by Jefferson Airplane
- Pat "Maurice" Ieraci – production coordinator
- Don Gooch – recording engineer
- Mallory "Mallory" Earl – mixing engineer
- Recorded by Wally Heider's remote unit
- Mixed at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco
- Bruce Steinberg – album design, illustration, photography
- Randy Tuten – inner sleeve art: photo frames
- Greg Irons – inner sleeve art: "Gruntman"
- Heavy Water Lights (Joan Chase, Mary Ann Mayer, and John Hardham) – light show
- Acy Lehman – art coordination
|1973||Billboard Pop Albums||52|
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