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Nicke Anderson

The Jefferson Starship are one of those weird rock-history stories — a band now mostly remembered as a strange little connective-tissue thing. The Jefferson Airplane had been one of the standout bands on the late-’60s San Francisco psych-rock scene. In the mid-’70s, co-founder Paul Kantner pushed the band in a more sci-fi direction, and the Jefferson Airplane changed their name to the Jefferson Starship. In 1984, Kantner left the band, and the remaining members, after a court battle, went on as just Starship. Under that name, they scored three exceedingly generic #1 hits in the mid-’80s. That means that the Jefferson Starship are now remembered as a kind of in-between space. But now, they’ve got their own episode of Two Minutes To Late Night.

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The Two Minutes To Late Night video series has been one of the few reliable bright spots of a dark-ass year. Once a week, the comedian Jordan Olds gathers together a group of metal, punk, and hardcore luminaries, and they all remotely cover a classic song. In recent weeks, Two Minutes To Late Night has…

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