This Day in Jewish History 1940: Rock Star Is Born, Will Cash in Israel Bonds to Buy First Guitar

Jorma Kaukonen, scion of Torah scholars and star of Hot Tuna and Jefferson Airplane, rediscovered Judaism mainly though his wife's conversion

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December 23, 1940, is the birthdate of Jorma Kaukonen, guitarist extraordinaire, whose ongoing career has included membership in the Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, plus collaboration with many other bands...