People, Sep. 4, 1972

Just before the Jefferson Airplane went on stage in Akron, another rock group urged the 12,000 people in the audience to dance on the neighboring football field of Akron University, despite the fact that it had been freshly seeded. Outside the stadium, kids threw rocks, and Chick Cassady, the Airplane's manager, allegedly encouraged the youngsters to do battle with the police. When the tear gas cleared, the cops had arrested Cassady, the Airplane's Paul Kantner and Kantner's "old lady" Grace Slick, who either attacked the fuzz or—depending on who was telling the story—was attacked by them. The three paid a $1,400...

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