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Surrealistic Pillow

Surrealistic Pillow is an album by American psychedelic band Jefferson Airplane, released in February of 1967 (see 1967 in music). The album includes Jefferson Airplane's two best-known songs, "White Rabbit" and "Somebody to Love". Surrealistic Pillow peaked at #3 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart, while "Somebody to Love" and "White Rabbit" peaked at #5 and #8, respectively, on the Pop Singles chart.

Jefferson Airplane's fusion of folk-rock and psychedelia was original at the time, though it spawned many imitators within a few years. Surrealistic Pillow was perhaps the first blockbuster psychedelic album, and helped define the scene that the late 1960s became known for.

Track listing

  1. She Has Funny Cars (Balin/Kaukonen)
  2. Somebody to Love (Slick/Slick)
  3. My Best Friend (Spence)
  4. Today (Balin/Kantner)
  5. Comin' Back to Me (Balin)
  6. 3/5 of a Mile in 10 Seconds (Balin)
  7. D.C.B.A. 25
  8. How Do You Feel
  9. Embryonic Journey (Kaukonen)
  10. White Rabbit (Slick)
  11. Plastic Fantastic Lover (Balin)

Personnel

  • Marty Balin - Guitar, Vocals
  • Jorma Kaukonen - Guitar, Guitar (Rhythm), Vocals
  • Grace Slick - Organ, Piano, Keyboards, Recorder, Vocals
  • Paul Kantner - Guitar, Vocals
  • Jack Casady - Bass, Guitar (Rhythm)
  • Spencer Dryden - Percussion, Drums
  • David Hassinger - Engineer
  • Rick Jarrard - Producer



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