On June 13, 1975.

Red Octopus

On June 13, 1975, “Grunt” label released “Red Octopus”, an album by Jefferson Starship. It was recorded in February 1975, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Grace Slick, Paul Kantner, Marty Balin, Craig Chaquico, Papa John Creach, David Freiberg, Pete Sears, and Larry Cox.


  • Grace Slick– lead and backing vocals, piano
  • Paul Kantner– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Marty Balin– lead and backing vocals
  • Craig Chaquico– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Papa John Creach– electric violin
  • David Freiberg– organ, lead and backing vocals, ARP synthesizer, keyboards, bass
  • Pete Sears– bass, keyboards, electric and acoustic pianos, organ , clavinet, ARP synthesizer, backing vocals
  • John Barbata– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion, congas
  • Irv Cox – saxophone
  • Larry Cox – engineer
  • Pat Leraci (Maurice) – production coordinator
  • Steve Mantoani, Jeffrey Husband – recordists
  • Paul Dowell – amp consultant
  • Dave Roberts – string and horn arrangement
  • Mastered by Kent Duncan, Kendun Recorders, Burbank
  • Bill Thompson – manager
  • Frank Mulvey – art director
  • Jim Marshall – liner photograph
  • Gribbitt! – graphics

Track listing:

  1. Fast Buck Freddie – Grace Slick, Craig Chaquico
  2. Miracles – Marty Balin
  3. Git Fiddler – Papa John Creach, Kevin Moore, John Parker
  4. Ai Garimasũ (There Is Love) – Grace Slick
  5. Sweeter Than Honey – Marty Balin, Craig Chaquicom, Pete Sears
  6. Play On Love – Grace Slick, Pete Sears
  7. Tumblin – Marty Balin, Robert Hunter, David Frieberg
  8. I Want To See Another World – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, Marty Balin
  9. Sandalphon – Pete Sears
  10. There Will Be Love – Paul Kantner, Marty Balin


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