#AceMediaNews – Jan.29: Jefferson Airplane founder Paul Kantner dies,
The guitarist and songwriter of the San Francisco psychedelicists fell ill earlier this week and died of organ failure and septic shock
Paul Kantner, a founding member of the Jefferson Airplane who stayed with the seminal San Francisco psychedelic band through its transformation from 1960s hippies to 1970s hit makers under the name Jefferson Starship, has died, aged 74.
Kantner, who drew upon his passion for politics and science fiction to help write such classics as Wooden Ships and Volunteers, died on Thursday of organ failure and septic shock. He had been admitted to a San Francisco hospital after falling ill earlier in the week, his former girlfriend and publicist Cynthia Bowman, the mother of one of his three children, said.
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