Saturday, June 18, 2011

Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow (1967)

Jefferson Airplane was an American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1965. A pioneer of the psychedelic rock movement, Jefferson Airplane was the first band from the San Francisco scene to achieve mainstream commercial and critical success. Surrealistic Pillow is the second album released in February 1967 for RCA Victor.

Marty Balin – vocals, guitar
Grace Slick – vocals, piano, organ, recorder
Paul Kantner – rhythm guitar, vocals
Jorma Kaukonen – lead guitar, vocals
Jack Casady – bass, fuzz bass, rhythm guitar
Spencer Dryden – drums, percussion

Jerry Garcia – musical and spiritual adviser, guitar 
Rick Jarrard – producer
David Hassinger – engineer
Marty Balin – album design

Recorded in RCA Victor's Music Center of the World, Hollywood California.


1.She Has Funny Cars (Jorma Kaukonen, Marty Balin) – 3:14
2.Somebody to Love (Darby Slick) – 3:00
3.My Best Friend (Skip Spence) – 3:04
4.Today (Balin, Paul Kantner) – 3:03
5.Comin' Back to Me (Balin) – 5:23
6.3/5 of a Mile in 10 Seconds (Balin) – 3:45
7.D.C.B.A. -25 (Kantner) – 2:39
8.How Do You Feel (Tom Mastin) – 3:34
9.Embryonic Journey (Kaukonen) – 1:55
10.White Rabbit (Grace Slick) – 2:32
11.Plastic Fantastic Lover (Balin) – 2:39

Original Billboard review (1967)

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