& Roll Hall of Famer Marty Balin is best known as the founder
and one of the lead
singers (along with Grace
Slick) of Jefferson
rock band from San
continues to perform part-time with Starship and had intended
to record lead vocals for two tracks for their latest album, Jefferson's
Tree of Liberty.
However, his art touring schedule conflicted with studio sessions
and instead the track "Maybe for You" from the German release
of Heaven was included. In
'07, music publishing firm Bicycle Music, Inc. announced that it acquired
an interest in more than 70 songs written or performed by Balin, including
hits from his days with Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.