Malcom and Willy

Everything I author – is copyrighted! This blog is a valuable archive! Looks like the Zone was the first Real Garage Band! I will be dancing at the reunion! I just spotted my old truck in the pic of CJs. Peter took this photo of me.

JP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaVotI6s_9g

16 October 1965 Longshoremen’s Hall, San Francisco, CA  Jefferson Airplane, Charlatans, Marbles, Great Society, Russ The Moose Syracuse
14 January 1966 Open Theater, 2976 College Ave, Berkeley, CA Loading Zone
22 January 1966 Longshoreman’s Hall, San Francisco, CA Big Brother and the Holding Company, Grateful Dead, The Loading Zone (not Jefferson Airplane)
29 January 1966 Open Theater, 2976 College Ave, Berkeley, CA Loading Zone
01 February 1966 Jabberwock, Berkeley, CA Loading Zone (unconfirmed date)
10 February 1966 CJ Motors, Berkeley, CA Loading Zone/Saint James Five (CJ Motors was a car dealership at 2566 Telegraph Avenue)
09 April 1966 Veteran’s Memorial Hall, Berkeley, CA Loading Zone, Answer (Trip A Go-Go)
22 April 1966 Longshoreman’ Hall, San Francisco, CA Grateful Dead, Loading Zone
23 April 1966 Longshoreman’ Hall, San Francisco, CA Grateful Dead, Loading Zone
24 April 1966 Longshoreman’ Hall, San Francisco, CA Grateful Dead, Loading Zone
03 September 1966 Skate Arena, Hayward, CA Loading Zone, New Delhi River Band
07 October 1966 Fairgrounds, Auburn, CA Loading Zone, Uncle Ben’s Converted Rice
21 October 1966 Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA Grateful Dead, Loading Zone, Lightnin’ Hopkins
22 October 1966 Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA Grateful Dead, Loading Zone, Lightnin’ Hopkins
04 November 1966 Walden Center, Berkeley, CA Loading Zone, The Generation
05 November 1966 Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley, CA Loading Zone
26 November 1966 Friendly Persuasion, Grant and Columbus, San Francisco, CA Loading Zone, Robbie Basho, Paul Xavier, Poets
17 December 1966 2353, Prospect St, Berkeley, CA Loading Zone, Susie Levin
13 January 1967 Ligure Hall, 4799 Shattuck, Oakland, CA Maybe Tomorrow, Loading Zone (Committee For New Politics Presents A Peace Fest)
14 January 1967 Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Sir Douglas Quintet, Loading Zone, New Age, Big Brother and the Holding

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CJ with carsIn 1965, C.J. Felt and John Bolander opened C.J. Motors, an English Ford dealer that also

Peter Shapiro called me this morning, and after we chatted, I called Chris W. in NY. Peter had brought up Malcom and Willy, two black acid-heads in Berkeley who wanted to promote Peter, by himself. Chris said they were crazy, and she could not understand a word they said. Were the talking Jive? We talked about this great site on the Zone, and Peter looked at the paper he had on it, sent by the site owner. When he pointed out they played at CJ Motors, I had a vision of Vonneguts ‘Breakfast of Champions. Were Willy and Malcom there?

http://www.chickenonaunicycle.com/Loading%20Zone.htm

I told Peter this is High Art, when you consider the Loading Zone palyed at the BEAF event on College. They Zone played at many benefits, and protests, which put them in the category…

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