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Electric Guitarslinger
Survivors: The Blues Today
RECOIL: John Cipollina in Music and in Memory


Electric Guitarslinger



Stories and anecdotes by the Cipollina family, Bill Graham, Nicky Hopkins, Peter Albin, Nick Gravenites, Dan Healy, Paul Kantner, Spencer Dryden, Terry Dolan, Pete Sears, Martine Fierro, Greg Elmore, Jerry Garcia, Barry Melton, and other friends. Also rare concert footage of Quicksilver, Copperhead, Terry & The Pirates, Thunder & Lightning, Dinosaurs, John's tribute concert and Zero. Interviews with John and narrated by his sister Antonia.


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Survivors: The Blues Today

Survivors VHS Cover

Film by Cork Marcheschi & Robert Schwarz, shot at Wilebski's Blues Saloon, St. Paul, Minnesota in 1984.

VHS, 1984, 87 minutes

Tracks
Gravenites-Cipollina Band
Baby Doo Caston
Geoff Muldaur
Minnesota Barking Ducks
Valerie Wellington
Willie Murphy & The Bees
Corky Siegel
Lady Bianca with The Mark Naftalin Band
Ben Sidran & Archie Shepp
Dr. John
John Lee Hooker
Interview: John Hammond
Interview: Nick Gravenites


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RECOIL: John Cipollina in Music and in Memory



Disc One: Rockumentary and Interviews
Electric Guitarslinger - Original Rockumentary about John Cipollina:
John Cipollina remembered by the Cipollina family, Bill Graham, Nicky Hopkins, Peter Albin, Nick Gravenites, Dan Healy, Paul Kantner, Spencer Dryden, Terry Dolan, Pete Sears, Martin Fierro, Greg Elmore, Jerry Garcia, Barry Melton... Includes interviews and concert clips with John. The presentation is narrated by John's sister, Antonia Cipollina. The documentary also includes bits of rare concert footage of Quicksilver Messenger Service, Copperhead, Terry & The Pirates, Thunder & Lightning, Dinosaurs, The Grateful Dead, and Zero.
Interviews:
* John Cipollina - Eugene, Oregon, with Spencer Dryden - Dinosaurs / Jefferson Airplane, & Peter Albin - Dinosaurs / Big Brother and the Holding Company
* John Cipollina - Athens, Greece with Nick Gravenites
* Michael Blair - John's Twin Sister
* Mario Cipollina - John's Brother / Huey Lewis and the News
* Bill Graham - Concert Promoter
* Hutch Hutchinson - Copperhead / Bonnie Raitt Band
* Merrell Fankhauser - Mu
* Joel Selvin - Journalist
Disc Two: Interviews
* Nick Gravenites - Thunder and Lightning / Electric Flag
* Barry Melton - Dinosaurs / Country Joe and the Fish
* David Freiberg - Quicksilver Messenger Service
* Gary Duncan - Quicksilver Messenger Service
* Jerry Garcia - Grateful Dead
* Dan Healy - Sound Engineer - Quicksilver Messenger Service / Grateful Dead
* Terry Dolan - Terry and the Pirates
* Nicky Hopkins - Quicksilver Messenger Service
* Greg Douglass - Terry and the Pirates / Steve Miller Band
* Merl Saunders - Dinosaurs / Saunders Garcia Band
* Charlie Deal - Guitar Maker
* Jack Casady - Jefferson Airplane / Hot Tuna
* Martin Fierro - Quicksilver Messenger Service / Zero
* Rocky Sullivan - Rocky Sullivan Band Sweet John (R. Sullivan) John Cipollina Tribute Band
Disc Three - Concert DVD
Quicksilver Messenger Service
Winterland December 28, 1975:
1.Fresh Air6:33(J. Farrow) Irving Music, BMI
2.Heebie Jeebies4:00(J. Cipollina) Black Dragon Publishing, BMI
Winterland December 1, 1973:
3.Who Do you Love?9:40(E. McDaniel) Arc Music Corp, BMI
4.Jam10:00
Copperhead
Winterland September 1, 1973:
5.Spin - Spin4:11(J. Cipollina - G. Philipps) Black Dragon Publishing, BMI/Ear-responsible Music, BMI
6.Kamikaze6:06(J. Cipollina - J. McPherson-Jim Jensen) Black Dragon Publishing/Kosher Dill Music, BMI - Jim McPherson & Evy McPherson
7.Little Cindy5:25(G. Philipps) Ear-responsible Music, BMI
8.Kibitzer4:45(J. McPherson) Kosher Dill Music, BMI - Jim McPherson & Evy McPherson
9.John's Solo - Keeper of the Flame(J. McPherson) Kosher Dill Music, BMI - Jim McPherson & Evy McPherson
Link Wray
Winterland November 19, 1974:
10.Mystery Train8:44(S. Phillips & H. Parker, Jr) Hi Lo Music, Inc, BMI
11.Be What You Want To9:00(L. Wray) Rightsong Music Inc., BMI
Thunder and Lightning
Rockpalast Germany November 28, 1980:
12.UnVicious Circle(J. Cipollina) Black Dragon Publishing, BMI
13.Pride of Man(H. Camp) WB Music Div., ASCAP
14.Buried Alive in the Blues(N. Gravenites) Fourth Floor Music, ASCAP
"Survivors: The Blues Today" Film by Cork Marcheschi & Robert Schwarz
Wilebski's Blues Saloon, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1984:
15.My Party(N. Gravenites) Wig Berto Music, ASCAP
16.You Can't Hurt Me No More(N. Gravenites) Wig Berto Music, ASCAP
Terry and the Pirates
Winterland February 7, 1975:
17.Inlaws and Outlaws6:20(T. Dolan) Whirlwind Chaser Music, BMI
18.Something to Lose6:00(T. Dolan) Whirlwind Chaser Music, BMI
Dinosaurs
Golden Gate Park September 12, 1987:
19.Mona8:55(E. McDaniel) Arc Music Corp, BMI
Tribute Band
20. Sweet John(R. Sullivan)
Other Background Tracks
Cobra(J. Cipollina) Black Dragon Publishing, BMI
Local Color(J. Cipollina) Black Dragon Publishing, BMI


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US3 x DVD2000 Limited Edition



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