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Jan 5, 2005 at 10:18:54Cousin Nancy (No)
Keep Practicing Dudetts, Love YA Nancy..... i had a great time with cousin marla and loretta in Kona during the summer!!

 
Feb 4, 2005 at 22:16:24vance vitalich (vancev1@comcast.net)
::Diane......my name is Joe Sandschulte and I'm freinds and roommates with Vance Vitalich, son of John of socal.I'm personally impressed with your Avalon Ballroom poster-- Quicksilver,et al.I'm a few years older than Vance as he couldn't figure out the poster.Are you Toni's daughter? All these questions-- Vance is laying some flooring so I'm playing the messenger. My question is--where do I find a copy of your LP from the 60's. He also asks if your still living in california.Any other Vitalich's down your way?

 
Feb 14, 2005 at 14:58:38Doc Holliday (m.holliday@mchsi.com)
Cool site

 
Apr 5, 2005 at 18:49:43Gray (clear_light@blueyonder.co.uk)
http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/westcoastpsychedeliaandacidrock/
Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. Any news on possible future releases of Ace Of Cups material? I would love to hear more stuff from the vaults. ::::Gray

 
Apr 6, 2005 at 15:25:53Steve Rhodes (srhodes@paonia.com)
Please forward my email add. &phone 970-527 5185 to Loretta Salazar:: thanks S.:: ::

 
Apr 10, 2005 at 05:19:10Ada
Dear Ace of Cups! I'm hooked on your cd, I've been playing it constantly for the past 2 months. Just want to express my fond gratitude and let you know that you have a Polish fan (who was born three decades too late)! Thanks for the MUSIC. Thanks for the sound of honey :)))))) ! Hugs - Ada

 
Apr 28, 2005 at 08:01:30Eric Albronda (ericalbronda@finestplanet.com)
http://www.bluecheer.info/ericalbronda.htm
This one is for Mary Ellen-------::hello Mary . I worked with Blue Cheer and remember you coming to 22 Fillmore St ::where we all lived and I do believe you jammed a lot with Leigh-----anyway I was glad to read on your web page that you are well and that music still is a part of your life .::Please refer to http://www.bluecheer.info/ericalbronda.htm for my journey with music.::::Best to you all::Eric

 
May 15, 2005 at 22:13:23jgs (jgsweitzer@yahoo.com)
Just a note to say the cd is fantastic. I bought it today and have played it five times already merely to become acquainted with the sounds. They're so fresh, gritty, original. Your voices...I keep thinking of Tracy Nelson, Patti Smith, Liz Phair... But yours are better, wittier. All best, J

 
May 16, 2005 at 02:10:41Gerald Sherman Brewster, Jr (geraldbrewster@comcast.net)
sure has been a long time, but i'll never forget you.::

 
May 27, 2005 at 11:16:35amit erez (amit@amiterez.com)
http://www.amiterez.com
GREAT GREAT music you made...::I'm happy I got to know your new cd.::even in Israel there are some people who knows you :)::::all the best !

 
May 31, 2005 at 12:53:00Niko (Nikopan@msn.com)
I knew Ron Polte back in Chicago before he went out to coast, and spent some time with him on and off durint the quicksilver/ceofcups years, lost track of him, can you provide me with an e-mail, address, or phone number?

 
Jun 5, 2005 at 10:27:11Jon Hammond (laterent@hotmail.com)
www.jonhammondband.com
Hi Ace of Cups from Jon Hammond the organ player in Times Sq. NYC!::I was in the Bay Area in late '60's/early '70's..in 1968/'69 I shared a rehearsal space with Quicksilver on Harrison St. SF, that was when I first met Ron Polte, I was working with Bruce Hatch, I think it was 759 Harrison St. I saw your band many times around then and I was playing with some of the Sons of Champlin people, drummer James Preston, also Eddie Money (before the Money-Mahoney) and I had a rock group called Hades that we used to play every week at Longbranch Saloon on San Pablo in Berkeley..one time with Copperhead on the bill too.::Everything's goin' good here...I just finished a Germany tour and have a couple of new albums out-"Late Rent" and "Hammond's Bolero". Last night me and my girlfriend were guests at Aretha Franklin Gospelfest at Madison Sq. Garden and then we went to Brighton Beach Brooklyn to a club I'll be starting Thursdays at with my organ group. I have a new website: www.jonhammondband.com and the old long one: http://community.webtv.net/laterent/JONHAMMOND::Have you seen Ron Polte lately? If you do, please a big hello from me. I saw Gary Duncan a few years ago when he still had that studio in Marin, I guess he had to shut it down.::Good to see you're all in touch and up on the net!::Best wishes,::Jon::::JON HAMMOND International, Inc.::*Member Local 802/Local 6/ASCAP::

 
Jun 27, 2005 at 15:20:50Renee Berg (landrberg@earthlink.net)
Hi Ladies::You were so important to me! I loved your music, in the parks, at the Family Dog, the Filmore West, the heliport. What was particularly special about Ace of Cups music is that your identities/the identity of the times/ and your dreams for the possibility of the future was ingrained in your music. It meant a lot for me to be included to readily in your family. Dancing to your music was like becoming light. I miss all you very much.::Be Well and Happy::RenČe Dancinggirl

 
Jul 11, 2005 at 08:44:36Pat Gipson (doglake2@hotmail.com)
I am Terry Wadsworths brother. I am searching for a song he wrote that you'all used to do in the mid 60's...::I don't remember the name, but the first verse went:::I'm the first of the 5 sons of gemini::Born in the wind, and raised with the butterfly::And I just like little things, pretty things::Like moonbeam wine, if you don't mind.


 
Jul 29, 2005 at 11:10:48ed nadorozny (nadoroznyed@hotmail.com)
that afro blue so is great !!!!

 
Aug 18, 2005 at 13:56:19John Addie (jaddie@telus.net)
http://www3.telus.net/JohnA/index.html
Yippeee!!! Another CD! Great news. Looking forward to it and spreading the news of the great sounds of the Ace of Cups.::Hope all is well with youse'all. I spent some time in West Marin recently, thoughts of the music of my times filled my insides.

 
Aug 18, 2005 at 14:08:17Ross Hannan (ross_hannan@btinternet.com)
www.chickenonaunicycle.com
Would be grateful if I could be informed of the release of the new CD.::::www.chickenonaunicycle.com::Poultry In Motion

 
Aug 19, 2005 at 08:32:21Tom Ordon (tordon@flash.net)
Please let me know when the live cd is out. I taped you guys at the Dr. Sunday Medicine Show Oct. 1967 and loved you.::Your pal,::Tom Ordon::(aka Lonnine Lomax in the Freddie Steady 5, Austin, Texas, see www.fatpete.com for our live video.)

 
Aug 19, 2005 at 08:43:59ed (nadoroznyed@hotmail.com)
let me know when your next cd comes out::ed

 
Aug 19, 2005 at 19:05:24Scott Charbonneau (Sfreakout66@aol.com)
Please let me know when the new CD is ready for purchase. Really enjoying "It's Bad For You..." Always a pleasure to encounter musicians playing solely for the love of it, and because they genuinely have something to say and wish to share it with those willing to listen. Thanks muchly!!

 
Aug 20, 2005 at 09:05:10Joe Parker (joesnewsstand@yahoo.com)
Absolutely let me know when the new CD comes out! I most assuredly do want one. Thanks!::::All the best,::Joe

 
Aug 21, 2005 at 09:17:44Geoffrey Weiss (madwx@earthlink.net)
please let me know when the live CD is released. ::::thanks,::::Geoffrey Weiss

 
Aug 22, 2005 at 01:52:54spaceRich (spacerich@earthlink.net)
Hi,::Would love to know when your new cd is out.::Thanks,::-Rich

 
Aug 22, 2005 at 03:51:24Bill Moss (billmoss@spiritone.com)
Hey, Aces!::::I was at the Poppycock in Palo Alto when you played there. The show was great. I didn't see it mentioned anywhere, but Denise (?) played sitar on a few tunes, and then she put that down for a blues harp and—seriously—blew our brains out. I don't remember a harp solo any better than that: her relationship with her harp and the mike stand made me jealous of both. I wish I had a recording of that performance.::::Everyone played really well, and I remember admiring the drummer's (as I recall, she had red hair) stamina: she hammered away during a pretty long set and never wavered. I don't remember who else was on the bill, though I did see Jessie Fuller at the club, too—but I can't be sure it was the same date.::::Anyway, very belated thanks for a fantastic night.::::Bill

 
Aug 22, 2005 at 13:56:16Gray (clear_light@blueyonder.co.uk )
I am really looking forward to the new cd, please let me know when it's available.::::Peace::::Gray

 
Aug 22, 2005 at 17:48:10Phil Elpres (pelpers@hotmail.com)
::Hi Marla, long time!! Just got in touch::with gypsy, blast from the past....::Hope to come to the big island next year::when the choir gets together. Would be a::beautiful thing!! se ya phil

 
Aug 24, 2005 at 16:02:33Dawn (DKugel@aol.com)
Would love to hear it!!!!

 
Aug 25, 2005 at 00:46:14Terry Atwater (chynakat@qwest.net)
I'd like to be notified when the live CD is released.

 
Aug 25, 2005 at 01:02:54Terry Atwater (chynakat@qwest.net)
I'd like to be notified when the live CD is released.

 
Sep 7, 2005 at 08:20:12Mark (morourke3@cox.net)
Great CD!

 
Sep 15, 2005 at 18:04:54Gray
Event: A Chet Helms Tribal Stomp::::Produced by: Family Dog::::Date: Sunday October 30th, 2005::Location: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park::Time: 10:00am to 5:30pm::Admission: Free::::Bands: Nick Gravenites, Harvey Mandel, Taj Mahal, Dan Hicks and the::Hot Licks, Charlatans, Terry Haggerty and James Preston::(Sons of Champlin), Zero II, Squid B. Vicious, Paul Kantner::(Jefferson Airplane, Starship), Barry Melton (Country Joe and the::Fish) Blue Cheer, (Dickie Peterson, Leigh Stephens), Jorge Santana,::George Michalski, Greg Errico (Sly and the Family Stone), Quicksilver::Gold, Canned Heat, Narada Michael Walden, Natural Act (Hal Wagenet and::Hitchell Holman), Jeff Blackburn, Howard Wales, John McFee, Peter::Rowan (Rowan Brothers), Richi Ray, (Freedom Highway), Ray Manzarek::(The Doors), Vince Welnick, (TheTubes and Grateful Dead), Prairie::Prince (Tubes), David Denny (Steve Miller), Peter Kaukonen, Iron::Butterfly, Sammy Hagar, Herman Eberitzsch (Lee Oskar ,War), Ross::Valory (Journey), Ace of Cups, War, Judge Murphy, Stephen Gaskin,::David Freiberg (Quicksilver) Country Joe McDonald (Country Joe and The::Fish).::::::

 
Sep 28, 2005 at 19:59:42French Eric (gfwrongway@msn.com)
Marla:::How about Buck Sumski's house in Ross, Paul Ford, Pepperland, the Koffee Klatch in Fairfax, the Lion's Share, Howard Wales, the Trident.::Pure luck to run into your website.

 
Sep 28, 2005 at 23:30:01Holly Harman (hrh@sonicnet)
I used to play harmonica in the Ace of Cups in the early 70's with Debbie, Mouse, Aurora and Lisa Kindred. I will be playing with the Tubes at the Chet Fest in San Francisco and I would love to play with the Ace ofCups for this event.::::I hope to hear back from you.::::Thank you, Holly Harman::hrh@sonic.net

 
Sep 29, 2005 at 10:42:10anna (annasimmonds2000@yahoo.co.uk)
yahoo
Brilliant album; can't stop playing it. What an inspiration. Keep me posted on future releases.::::Love to you all,::Anna

 
Sep 30, 2005 at 20:41:32Bill Geftman (billgeft10@aol.com)
I only knew you from singing backup on the Volunteers Jefferson Airplane record. Now, it's great to finally hear YOUR music.

 
Nov 8, 2005 at 20:23:59Michael Baldwin (mjbaldwin@qwest.net)
http://www.hohohoco.com
Hi Kids,::::WOW - I just found this site and I'm just about on the floor!::::What a long, strange trip it's been, huh? (not to coin a phrase or anything)::::I saw you at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in 1968 . . . I had been running around with a band called Maya who were the opening act that day. They were a very good local band and were the house band at a place called the Hippodrome in San Diego . . . more on that in second.::::One of the highlights of the day for me were the arts and crafts fair that went on all day long. If you'll recall, the event was held at the horse racing track and the people sat in the racetrack stands and the stage was set up in the infield. After a wonderful day of great music, the Dead came on - it was dark and there was a fireworks show while they played. WOW!::::We all partied pretty hard all day in the lounge upststairs and later at the hotel where a lot of the bands stayed.::::You were the first all girl band I had ever seen. I was learing to play the harmonica and I still recall being flabbergasted to see this 'chick' play the harp - an all girl blues band from The City - I though I had died and gone to heaven::::What I can't remember is whether you ever played at the Hippodrome in San Diego. Most of the bands that played that day did and I saw and partied with all of them. The people that put on the gig at the fairgrounds ran the Hippodrome and I have many great memories of the music we all shared there - and the parties afterwards.::::Well, I'll be getting your CD and in case your interested in what happened to at least one of your old 'hippy' fans, I am now a professional Santa Claus in Seattle and if you check out my site you'll get a smile or two. The next best thing to play

 
Nov 9, 2005 at 08:17:06mick (myykkall@yahoo.co.uk)
looking forward very much to more sound by you ladies

 
Dec 4, 2005 at 18:24:21Stuart Robertson (superfinebert@hotmail.com)
I've just been reading the very fine article in the Shindig magazine about your fine group,plus i've just listened to your cd"Its Bad for you but buy it"while reading the article,it was very enjoyable,and it sounds like you guys where having a ball!!!::I hope that more of your music will become available in the future,and i for one will look forward to that!!::Thanks for the fine sounds!!Take care,peace and happiness to you all!!

 
Dec 7, 2005 at 20:23:32robbie (leeds@vom.com)
cool site - great to hear you'all again

 
Dec 10, 2005 at 12:22:16Ken Fichera (ck1969@sbcglobal.net)
Hi,::I read about your band in my Lowell High School Alumni paper.::I remember you, but I didn't realize I went to school with Denise. This brings back some great memorues of living in SF in the 60's.::Cool.

 
Dec 13, 2005 at 23:01:20Jim Kohn (jimbok@well.com)
Greetings Ace'es. ::Glad I found your website. I was director of the Ali Akbar College of Music when you played in a fabulous benefit concert for us, along with the Dead and Steve Miller, 9/20/68, at the Berkeley Community Theater.::::I'm finally writing about those early years of AACM, albeit as a novel. (Waited long enough, eh?) The more I write about it, the more I'm there. Thanks again, 37 years later.::::Jim (now living in Asheville, NC)

 
Dec 15, 2005 at 15:58:36Richi Ray Harris (hrayovac@adelphia.net)
Hey marla!::::or..hope this gets to you wherever you are..::I'm a desert rat again. Ooh sure I based out of LA for the longest time.::::Good to see you've got at least an online presence...or you're doing gigs steady again..Wish I could have filled in the blanks at Chets memorial but I was on a leash.::My set was over by two..I did see George Smith, Scott Inglis, well.. a million old friends..but I missed you.::::Richi Ray Harris::760 318-5592::

 
Dec 16, 2005 at 11:27:16jamie haber (jyachad@bellsouth.net)
Denise and Tora, my precious friends. I remember your Bat Mitzvah vividly, Tora. As I drove from Palo Alto to San Francisco there was an awesome Rainbow on Hwy 280. I knew G'd was smiling down upon us. I can picture exactly what I wore...memoreis i will never forget. Then there was borrowing Denise's car and going all over LA together one warm summer day. Do you remember me, Jamie Haber?I am 39 and married with 2 kids and will be moving to Israel in the summer. My husband is Israeli. Denise, Thank G-d for the Yoga Ball photo in the Castilleja Full Cirlce magazine. It would be great to hear from either/ both of you.::::Sincerely Jamie Yachad Shifman

 
Dec 19, 2005 at 03:11:14Shirley Rutherford (lucille7720032000@yahoo.com)
Dear Marla,::::Some months ago we were in chat with True.com WOW...and the glass window that you visioned may have been the poem about the 'shop window' that he wrote to me through email but lives in England. He came here to the States with me for 3 wonderful weeks in Sept...and now we are engaged to be married. I will be going there very soon!!! (the next dream i had just before i met him in True--was a vision of a crown!) I would have contacted you sooner but things began to happen quickly and i do so wish to hear from you again but i had to change my email addy when i changed my password. I recieved a letter saying that i have traits that are rare called 'double sine waves' (have you heard of this?) Mr. Jeff Hanson wrote so when i saw Hanson WOW thoughts of you came back up and I would so wish you to contact me. I had lost everything when i changed my password even what you had sent to me about your studies of the energies. Can you IM in Yahoo...this might be better. I know you must be extremely busy ...yet i know there were reasons you just so happened went into True...but only for a short while and i also believe...it was no accident that you and i met (there)Anyways Hope we can do so again very soon!::::Merry Christmas to you and yours too::Shirley (Chasity11)

 
Dec 30, 2005 at 20:09:55Parabar Martin Weber (Mariceu@earthlink.net)
Dear Aces --::I saw your show in Sept. '68 at the Berkeley Community Theater with Steve Miller and the Dead, and I was knocked out! I'm delighted that you finally have a CD out (my order is in the mail!) and I hope it helps bring you some of the credit and props you deserve. 'Nuff respect to the Millington sisters, but you were there first, rocked harder, played great, and the world needs to hear it, even after all this time. Please let me know when the next one comes out.::::Seems to be a renaissance of sorts these days with elements of the long-ago Bay Area music scene, thanks to the web. New CD's by the Sons and Cold Blood this year, some once-in-several-decades reunions for the Chet tribute. I'm playing keys now with the re-united Tazmanian Devils --- new CD due out in spring, some Northern California dates in late spring/early summer. Thanks for keeping the flame burning!


 
Jan 18, 2006 at 14:53:18Andrew (walfordstation@yahoo.com)
Hi Cups, How much $$ do you need for just the signed thank you card? Thanks.

 
Jan 23, 2006 at 17:57:32alan (alan75x@yahoo.com)
http://www.angelfire.com/vt2/70sinvasion/
Hello,::::intrigued by your music, we haver a site where we review lots of gals in rock in the 60s and 70s to the present, especially OBSCURE bands, all styles, currently were conducting interviews with folks of that era , would like to review your music on our site maybe one day ? see the 70s invasion -::::http://www.angelfire.com/vt2/70sinvasion/

 
Jan 25, 2006 at 20:39:49Deke Roberts (ddd3@zetnet.co.uk)
OK, I admit it. I wasn't holding out too much hope when I bought your record, I figured everything worth releasing from the '60s must be out by now, and I had this grungy sound in my head which I was fairly sure would be the sound that greeted me. On the other hand, Ace Records can do no wrong by me...::::What can I say? Opening with 'Music' was a stroke of genius. A slice of pure sweet soul and sung completely a cappella and completely the opposite of what I was expecting, after that you could do no wrong. I throttled back to 30, leant back in the seat, and relived the 60s for the next hour. Then I played 'Music' again and sang along with it at the top of my voice.::::The only thought that frightens me now is are there any other bands as good as you guys out there that I've still not heard of? Aaugh...::::Let me know when the new album comes out. If the signed card offer still holds I might even buy it via you instead of Ace (I live not too far from Ace Towers here in the UK).:::: Deke.

 
Feb 8, 2006 at 16:28:53Amanda Otto (aleo14@aol.com)
This is my dream band. Your music makes me so happy!

 
Feb 10, 2006 at 21:30:10Andrew (walfordstation@yahoo.com)
Hello, I'd like to send you a donation. How should I mail it you?

 
Feb 16, 2006 at 19:43:26Sally Darby (sallydarby22@hotmail.com)
Hi there, I have only just come across your music thanks to a link from another website. As soon as the page loaded up and your music started playing, I was in love with the sound. I love the zeitgeist of 1960s San Francisco and your music embodies it. My only wish is that I could have been around in that wonderful hippie age... Anyway thanks for the music, you guys are great :-)

 
Feb 21, 2006 at 12:26:07Randy Beucus (paulfixfan@hotmail.com)
I really enjoyed seeing you at various venues from '67 through '71(at the Family Dog on the Great Highway). Remember the gig at El Camino Park in Palo Alto in '68 I believe. Any chance of that KQED broadcast being released. I used to work at a video store in Berkeley and Robert Zorgone(?) used to come in and once he showed the broadcast(Westpole?) at the PFA. It was great seeing it again. Thought you and The Sons were real standouts. Love the CD too. Thank you so much for the menories.::Randy Beucus

 
Feb 21, 2006 at 17:33:00Randy Beucus (paulfixfan@hotmail.com)
Hello again,::Is that the group singing on "The Fool" and also "Ripple"?::Thanks,::Randy

 
Feb 21, 2006 at 17:34:53Randy Beucus (paulfixfan@hotmail.com)
Please let me know when your second CD is coming out.::Thanks,::Randy

 
Mar 22, 2006 at 08:39:17mike senger (senger.m@cpcnet.co.richland.oh.us)
Welcome Back. I lost track of you after Altamont and just took a chance with a search on the internet. Good memories came rushing back.I'm anxious to hear your CD and share it with my sons.

 
May 21, 2006 at 18:19:32Larry Otis (lotis@interx.net)
This was great to find your site! I've worked with Alec Palao on some stuff and he does a great job on those of us that never were properly heard. I'm wondering if anyone remembers a girl named Nora Tarpey who lived in Forest knolls. She had a divine voice and songwriting gift. She was my girlfriend for a short while and I remember her being friends with the Ace. Anyone remember her or know what became of her? Shanti! Larry

 
May 24, 2006 at 06:16:25Galad Elflandsson (bearkatt@sympatico.ca)
I'd like to know when #2 is released... #1 remains one of the true treaures on my shelf. Thanks very much

 
Jun 3, 2006 at 18:04:44Elizabeth Scamahorn (eduserv@aloha,net)
Wonderful to listen to the short tracks. I'll have to purchase a CD from Aunty Mary. ::What a pleasure to hear such fine tunes.::Thanks for continuing your friendships!

 
Jun 14, 2006 at 23:11:10Leslie Barry (dharma_bums1957@yahoo.com)
http://www.myspace.com/dharma_bums
Hi, I just wanted to let you know that I think Ace of Cups is an amazing band and you were all such inovators during the 1960s. I love your music so much, you're a real inspiration to me. Keep on rocking!::::peace & love, Leslie

 
Jun 20, 2006 at 00:08:50Donna Every (everydj@hotmail.com)
Just heard about you for the first time ever, on the "Drug Years" series on the Sundance channel. How cool! I was born in 1960, but always felt like I was born too late... always had an affinity for music and politics of the '60s. Can't wait to hear your recordings. Please contact me when the new CD is released! Thanks!

 
Jun 22, 2006 at 10:21:24mario padilla (mario.padilla@eudoramail.com)
Please let me know when second cd appears

 
Jun 30, 2006 at 12:30:31Tim Hogan (qutnbey@yahoo.com)
Nice Site. ::::Tim

 
Jul 6, 2006 at 13:02:08Michael Levine (mlmusic@earthlink.net)
www.MichaelLevineMusic.com
I am pleased to be in the guestbook with your other fans, Al, John, Jimi, "Moms" T, and Dalai L. I've only had the pleasure of making music with Diane, but if she is any indication, you must be helluva bunch of talented musicians.

 
Jul 15, 2006 at 15:06:19Pam Lynn (pambolynn@netzero.com)
Hi! I am a musician (bass/guitar/drums) myself, so I really do appreciate the fact that the Ace of Cups was forging new trails for women like me (born in 1963, too116138105872.164.148.117mikewebmaster test...

 
Oct 25, 2006 at 07:39:18Charlie Cockey (czechpointcharlie@gmail.com)
I was the lead singer and songwriter for Melvin Q Watchpocket (actually Melvyn, but who's quibbling). I was an "honorary Cup" twice - once when they played a remarkable gig (not listed) for a home or school or some such for children with muscular dystrophy or polio or some sort of sever physical or perhaps mental handicaps in Marin County. I've always remembered the concert, because it was done for pure love - and the response from the kids was pure magic. There was no "4th wall" between the performers and the audience. I can't tell we or they were more affected by the experience; I've certainly never forgotten it. I'm sure Denise remembers and can tell you more about it. ::::The other time was at some outdoor thing in a park in Berkeley (across from City Hall). Mary Ellen suddenly was not to be found and it was time to go on, so, though no blonde, I filled in. Can't remember whether for a song or two and she returned, or for the full set. But that was fun, too.::::I would love to be in touch with Denise again, if only to say Hi (more would be difficult, since I now live in Europe) - ask her if she remembers a night she and Elvin Bishop and I played music too loud too late in a too hightone neighbourhood and what came of that.......::::Wonderful site - brought back a TON of memories......::::All best,::Charlie Cockey

 
Nov 1, 2006 at 13:38:21Jan Holusa (oselplus@atlas.cz)
Hi, I am czech collector of music from 60's and 70's. Music of Ace of Cups is very fine and I like it. Unfortunately I only know a first name of members of this group. I should like to know (if isn't a secret) a whole names of all members of this group. I'm sorry, but this information is absolutely unascertainable. Good luck. Jan

 
Nov 16, 2006 at 21:55:51Jon Zatkin (jzatkin@yahoo.com)
I just discovered Denise's poem about Pat Kilroy. He was a classmate and buddy at Galileo High School in San Francisco. We graduated together in '62, after which I left the country, but I saw a lot of him after I came back between late 1963 and mid-64 when he was living in Berkeley. ::::I was astonished at how he had learned to play guitar so well (I had learned some guitar during that time, too, but nothing like him). He introduced me to his teacher, Perry Lederman, and I took lessons from him for about a year. I left the country again in '65 and was shocked to discover on my return in lat '68 that he was dead! Anything you can tell me about the circumstances of his death would be most welcome.::::I was active in the scene around the Avalon until it closed aand later at the family dog, but don't think I ever saw The Ace of Cups; how could that be??::::SO glad you're still around!

 
Dec 15, 2006 at 13:28:08Joe New (smokinjoemusic@comcast.net)
www.joenew.com
Hi, guys. Fantastic, fun site. Too bad i was such a hillbilly in the days of the Haight- wish i could have seen you all then. Special hi to Mike and Diane and Marla . great stories !

 
Dec 26, 2006 at 12:04:48michael lindner (riptidemusic@sbcglobal.net)
www.alleyonemusic.com
hello ladies,:: just wanted to say hi. as i was going through old marvin gardens photos i came across your's in the palace of fine arts program. check out marvin gardens photos at my site.:: cheers,:: michael lindner

 
Dec 30, 2006 at 06:38:31Edward Schneider (Canhunter37@aol.com)
Hello ladies. I never even knew about your band, I have seen the name mentioned on my Jefferson Airplane "Volunteers" album. What contribution did you have on this album,and where can I find some of your old music, as I cannot seem to locate it anywhere on cd form in my area record shops. I live in Akron, Ohio and have always been into the psychedelic bands of the Haight-Ashbury scene, especially Quicksilver, Country Joe and the Fish, The Airplane, Big Brother and many others but I am very curious and excited to hear some of your contributions to this wonderful era of music which has been an integral part of my life for some time. I was born in 1966 and have always been exposed to this genre of music and it is very theraputic at times and I feel that it is the best stuff ever recorded. Is your group still in existance? Are all of the original members still among us? Have some passed on to that Great gig in the sky? I am very interested to know! I was a bass player for a short time in a small local band here in Ohio, But a family and other distractions have kept me from playing, and even been thinking of reconstructing my band to journey into the past and re-kindling some of the great music of the era. As I discover more music that I have never heard before from the Haight, The more excited I get to doing this again! Thank you ladies! Sincerely, Edward "The Mad Shirt Grinder" Schneider. Peace. P.S. Turn on, Tune in, Take over! Long live Leary!

 
Jan 6, 2007 at 20:59:39Stevie Gurr (steviegurr@yahoo.com)
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...Hiii to Diane and Denise!!!...havn't spoken to either of you in ages,so how's it going???...check out my partner and I at www.emith.com or www.myspace.com/emith ...let me know what you think...wish you a strong and prosperous new year!!!...Stevie

 
Jan 7, 2007 at 08:38:00Cheryl (Curtis) Rudy (rudych64030@yahoo.com)
Hey ladies,::::Enjoyed the site but could not access the server with the music samples. What a disappointment!!::::But anyway do you remember me? I rehearsed the summer of 1970 with Marla, Mary Gannon, Diane and Barbara Holiday and later Deborah on guitar and we played that gig at Playland ballroom, a Family Dog benefit with Terry Reid, etc. Perhaps you'd rather forget--as I was very shy about my lack of musical experience, etc. at that time. I could kick myself now for not coming along to sing back-up for Bloomfield, and others when you would invite me.::::But believe it or not (probably thanks to you) I actually did become a professional musician! I played a lot in church and studied music in Texas and became a professional country musician. I did some single stuff but much prefer the synergy of playing with others. I love singing harmony and play fiddle and guitar. ::::I was already deaf in one ear when I played with you and in 1990 lost the other ear while playing a long weekend while sick and eventually quit playing in loud bands to preserve what hearing I have left. Since then I have played some in churches from time to time but have hand injuries and too much overtime to play much now. Very sad:(::::But PLEASE pray for me to heal and play again! I have just recently run into some fine lady musicians who have started a ladies group (besides the other bands they play with) and they liked my playing! (Amazing because my hearing is so bad!)::::Also, if you know Barbara Holiday's email or phone please send it. I heard Barbara also became a country musician. It would be so fun to get together and play!::::It sure would be fun to see you all and hear you play again. My parents now live in Mar

 
Jan 8, 2007 at 23:52:00Jamie Selko (jnselko@comcast.net)
Hello once again to my past. I cannot recall how many times I saw you on stage, but I wonder, as ones who were on the inside, do you miss the sixties as much as I do? Don't misunderstand- I have a terrific life: wife of 35 years, six kids, six grandkids so far, nice house in a nice place to live, but I never stopped missing those days, and find myself doing more as I get older.::Is it just me?:: Thanks for rocking my world:: Jamie