Violinist Papa John Creach 1st found the see of rock followers when he joined Jefferson Aircraft and its own spin-off group, Hot Tuna, in 1970. By that point, he had been in his early fifties, a veteran of jazz and blues organizations, while his fellow bandmembers had been still nearing 30. However, using an electrified violin, Creach added a fresh psychedelic edge towards the Aircraft in its last days. The music group break up in 1972, where time Creach experienced begun release a single albums on its custom made label, Grunt. The Aircraft was reorganized and relaunched as Jefferson Starship, and Creach was with it through its million-selling Crimson Octopus recording in 1975. He continuing to make single albums through 1992, when he released Papa Blues. Papa John Creach passed away of heart failing in 1994 at age 76.