Quicksilver |  Artist

Quicksilver | Artist

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Quicksilver Messenger Service aka Quicksilver was an American psychedelic rock band formed 1965 in San Francisco by Dino Valenti, John Cipollina, Gary Duncan, David Freiberg. Within days of starting the band, Valenti was jailed for two years for Marijuana possession and missed the band's formative years. Valenti rejoined the band in 1970. Quicksilver were one of the hottest Bay Area bands of the day with their fluid twin guitar sound, particular in live performances, many of which were recorded by Owsley Stanley. Their first two albums are west-coast Psych classics: Quicksilver Messenger Service and the live Happy Trails.

Artist Website: johncipollina.com/quicksilver.htm

Featured Albums: Quicksilver

Related Artists: Gary Duncan, John Cipollina, Dino Valente, David Freiberg, Quicksilver Messenger Service