Bill Bentley never met Alexander "Skip" Spence, never even spoke with the man whose music meant so much to him. He had come close before, when Spence's erstwhile band, Moby Grape, played at the Catacomb Club in Bentley's hometown of Houston. But Spence wasn't there that night, kept off the stage because he had fallen ill after the previous night's gig in Austin. More than 30 years later, the two of them were finally going to get together, near Spence's home in Santa Cruz. Bentley was going to play... More >>>
Raisin in the sun: Skip Spence recorded one solo record, 1969's Oar, after leaving Moby Grape.