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Get Balanced With Dr Marissa Pei


Jan 23, 2018

Jocko Marcellino the 'Na' in the iconic group ShaNaNa tells Dr. Marissa the inside story of how the group was helped by Jimi Hendrix get on stage at Woodstock way back when and trades stories with Cathy Richardson lead singer of Jefferson Starship.  Dr. Marissa met Jocko on the Red Carpet at the Grove last year at the Salvation Army Kettle Kick-off Fundraiser. Sha Na Na, as fellow college students at Columbia University in New York in 1969 combined their love for the classics of Rock & Roll with a dynamic theatrical approach. The fifties music legends appeared just before Jimi Hendrix 49 years ago this summer at The Woodstock Festival in their eighth professional gig, (of course the check bounced). They had four seasons of their own worldwide television series, “The Sha Na Na Show”, and celebrated the 35th anniversary of the movie Grease in which they co-starred along with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.  Cathy Richardson joined Jefferson Starship in 2008, and anchors the historic role made famous by Grace Slick. She was nominated for a GRAMMY Award and starred as Janis Joplin in the original Off Broadway cast of Love, Janis.  Cathy recently released a download-only single, What I Am, available on iTunes. She delights the studio with a live performance of the single at Dr. Marissa's request. Dr. Marissa met Cathy Richardson on stage at Soldier Field for the Journey's Dream fundraiser last year. Both artists are awarded Dr. Marissa Beneficial Presence on the Planet Award for being stars who use their limelight to shed light on fund-worthy organizations. Episode sponsored by www.4Balance.org and www.HealingHero.org