Peter Kaukonen

Peter Kaukonen (born Sept. 23, 1945) is an American rock guitarist from Topeka, Kan., who released the album Black Kangaroo on RCA-subsidiary Grunt Records in 1972. He is the younger brother of Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen.

Prior to recording Black Kangaroo, Peter Kaukonen toured with his brother’s two bands and recorded with songwriter Ruthann Friedman in the duo Petrus. He also appears on the 1970 release Blows Against the Empire, the debut album by the Jefferson Starship. He later played on albums by Grace Slick, Link Wray, and Saint Just vocalist Jenny Sorrenti.


  • Black Kangaroo (1972)

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