On August 19, 1969, the (prime time ABC version of the) Dick Cavett show featured several popular musicians. pt 1
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- pt 5
The Jefferson Airplane, David Crosby and Stephen Stills had rushed back from a show they did at a festival. Jimi Hendrix couldn't get back in time, but appeared later
. The third guest, Joni Mitchell, skipped Woodstock to make sure she was on time for this broadcast
, but a month later she wrote a cool song
based on what she saw on TV and heard from friends.
Jefferson Airplane - "We Can Be Together" (first f*ck, actual motherf*cker, on national TV in U.S.)
Jefferson Airplane - "Volunteers"
Joni Mitchell -- "Chelsea Morning"
Joni Mitchell -- "Willy"
Joni Mitchell -- "For Free"
Stephen Stills -- "4 + 20"
Joni Mitchell (acapella) -- "The Fiddler and the Drum"
Jefferson Airplane (with David Crosby) - "Somebody to Love"
Jefferson Airplane (with David Crosby) - instrumental jam (maybe a bit of Plastic Fantastic Lover in there) 2:25 (cut)
Jefferson Airplane (with David Crosby) - another instrumental jam 0:33 (cut)
Jefferson Airplane (with David Crosby) - another instrumental jam under credits 0:59 (cut)