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NJ Life: Rockers Rush To Aid Ailing Jefferson Starship Guitarist

Aguilar was asked by Marty Balin, a founding member of Jefferson Airplane, to join a new band. Eight years later, they became Jefferson Starship.
NJ Life: Rockers Rush To Aid Ailing Jefferson Starship Guitarist
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Somewhere in between talking about contracting hepatitis C, his 16-hour liver transplant surgery and the cost of the 34 pills he takes every day, Slick Aguilar tells stories about how lucky he's been.

Like one about how he met his wife. Or how he was discovered by David Crosby -- yes, of Stills & Nash and sometimes Young. Or how a developer named Steve Silverman decided to throw a benefit for him at NJPAC on Friday.

"He is my angel," Aguilar said. "I had doctors who saved my life. Friends who help me. There is a God, and he has blessed me. I've been very, very lucky."

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