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AUDIO: Quicksilver's John Cipollina (1984)

Gene Sculatti, Davin Seay, Rock's Backpages Audio, June 1984

Cipollina looks back on his childhood and youth, falling in love with the electric guitar and starting his first bands; meeting Dino Valenti and the formation of Quicksilver Messenger Service; the emergence of hippies, and the early Fillmore scene; hanging out with the Charlatans; signing to Capitol, and their first recordings; the evolution of psychedelic rock, and the brotherhood of the San Francisco bands.


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