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A Night At The Family Dog + Go Ride The Music + West Pole DVD

Various Artists

San Francisco was at the center of an explosion of artistic creation during the mid-to-late 60’s. Whether it was art, poetry or music, the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco was the place for like-minded individuals to explore and create. Renowned jazz columnist and television producer Ralph J. Gleason took note of the exploding rock music scene and created several groundbreaking television documentaries spotlighting the music emerging from San Francisco.

A Night At The Family Dog was videotaped in February 1970 at Family Dog on the Great Highway in San Francisco. The show captures the heyday and diversity of the San Francisco sound with live performances from Santana, The Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane.

Go Ride The Music was recorded in 1969, focusing on two of the Bay Area’s biggest bands at the time – Jefferson Airplane & Quicksilver Messenger Service.

West Pole is an essay on the San Francisco music scene, originally airing in 1969. It features rare performances from local and national favorites, including The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Steve Miller Band, Ace of Cups and Sons of Champlin.


1. Incident At Neshabur - Santana 2. Soul Sacrifice - Santana 3. Hard To Handle – The Grateful Dead 4. China Cat Sunflower – The Grateful Dead 5. I Know You Rider – The Grateful Dead 6. The Ballad of You And Me And Pooneil – Jefferson Airplane 7. Eskimo Blue Day – Jefferson Airplane 8. A Super Jam - featuring Carlos Santana, Jerry Garcia, Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady, Paul Kantner and more!

1. We Can Be Together – Jefferson Airplane 2. Volunteers – Jefferson Airplane 3. Mexico – Jefferson Airplane 4. Warm Red Wine – Quicksilver Messenger Service 5. Somebody’s Crying – Quicksilver Messenger Service 6. Subway – Quicksilver Messenger Service 7. Plastic Fantastic Lover – Jefferson Airplane 8. Somebody To Love – Jefferson Airplane 9. Mona – Quicksilver Messenger Service 10. Emergency – Jefferson Airplane 11. Wooden Ships – Jefferson Airplane

1. Music – Ace Of Cups 2. Roll With It – Steve Miller Band 3. Greasy Heart – Jefferson Airplane 4. New Potato Caboose – The Grateful Dead 5. Dino’s Song – Quicksilver Messenger Service 6. Sittin’ In Circles – Steve Miller Band 7. Simplicity – Ace Of Cups 8. Freedom – Sons of Champlin 9. Gospel Song – Ace Of Cups