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Moby Grape

Moby Grape was a psychedelic rock group of the 1960s, formed by manager Matthew Katz[?] (of Jefferson Airplane) in San Francisco. Frontman Skip Spence[?] (also of Jefferson Airplane), Jerry Miller[?] and Don Stevenson[?] (of the Frantics[?]), Peter Lewis[?] (of the Cornells[?]) and Bob Mosley[?] all wrote songs for Moby Grape[?] (1967 in music). Columbia Records immediately released five singles, and the band was percieved as being over-hyped. In addition, band members were in legal trouble for charges (later dropped) of consorting with underage females, and the band's relationship with Katz rapidly deteriorated. The second album, Wow[?], was a critical and commercial failure. During the recording, Spence came to the studio with an axe, intending to kill Stevenson; he was committed. After Spence left the group, Mosley joined the Marines. The remainder soldiered on for two decades, recording and performing to a small audience.



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