Over the many decades, the ever-changing consortium of musicians known as Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Starship, etc. has been making much music that pleases me. Leaving aside the Jefferson Starship of Blows Against the Empire, the JS that most resonates with me falls into two periods, Early (pre-Freedom at Point Zero,) and Later, with Grace Slick being kicked out for alcoholism, then reinstated, and sharing vocals with Mickey Thomas. I like it all, selectively. But one of the great tragedies of my life is the lack of quality concert video of either JA or JS over the years. So here I must offer a hybrid of live performance and artsy hokum, but it is of one of my all-time favorites, St. Charles. Like "Kashmir" or "Cortez the Killer", or "The Year of the Cat", St. Charles offers a window into another world entirely, one of pure imagination tinged by dreams of history. I especially like the sinuous, ophidian guitar work of Craig Chaquico--you know I saw and heard it in a dream......