Jefferson Airplane

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Jefferson Airplane
Also known as The Airplane
Origin San Francisco, California, United States
Genres Psychedelic rock, acid rock, folk rock, hard rock
Years active 1965 – 1974
1989
Labels RCA, Grunt, Epic
Associated acts Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna, KBC Band, Jefferson Starship - The Next Generation
Website JeffersonAirplane.com
Past members
Grace Slick
Marty Balin
Jorma Kaukonen
Paul Kantner
Jack Casady
Spencer Dryden

Signe Toly Anderson
Bob Harvey
Jerry Peloquin
Skip Spence
Joey Covington
Papa John Creach
John Barbata
David Freiberg

Jefferson Airplane was a Psychedelic rock band from San Francisco. They were formed in 1965.

Some bands that were formed with members of Jefferson Airplane after they broke up include Jefferson Starship and Starship, while bands that modeled them include Hot Tuna and KBC Band.

Jefferson Airplane was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.

History[change | edit source]

Jefferson Airplane formed in San Francisco during the summer of 1965, and signed a recording contract with RCA Records in November of that year.

Members[change | edit source]

Bass
Drums
Guitars
Violin
Piano
Vocals

Discography[change | edit source]

Albums[change | edit source]

Jefferson Airplane (studio albums)
Jefferson Airplane (official live albums)
Jefferson Airplane (non-US live albums)
Jefferson Airplane (official compilations)
  • The Worst of Jefferson Airplane (1970) - US position: # 12 (first greatest hits collection)
  • Early Flight (1974) (a collection of singles, B-sides, and other non-LP tracks) – US position: # 110
  • Flight Log, 1966-1976 (1977) (compilation album, also includes tracks by Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna, as well as solo tracks) – US position: # 37
  • 2400 Fulton Street (1987) (25-track compilation 2 LP set or 36-track compilation 2 CD set) – US position: # 138
  • Jefferson Airplane Loves You (1992) (3-disc boxed set)
  • Ignition (2001) (4-disc boxed set of first four studio albums)
Jefferson Airplane (other compilations)
Paul Kantner / Jefferson Starship
Combined Jefferson Airplane / Jefferson Starship Compilation albums
  • Hits (1998)
  • VH1 Behind the Music (2000)
  • Love Songs (2000)

Singles[change | edit source]

  • "It's No Secret" / "Runnin' 'Round This World"(Censored Version) (1966)
  • "Come Up the Years" / "Blues From An Airplane" (1966)
  • "Bringing Me Down" / "Let Me In" (1966)
  • "My Best Friend" / "How Do You Feel?" (1967) #103 US
  • "Somebody to Love" / "Plastic Fantastic Lover" (1967) #5 US
  • "White Rabbit" / "She Has Funny Cars" (1967) #8 US
  • "Ballad of You and Me and Pooneil" / "Two Heads" (1967) #42 US
  • "Watch Her Ride" / "Martha" (1967) #61 US
  • "Greasy Heart" / "Share a Little Joke" (1968) #98 US
  • "Crown of Creation" / "If You Feel" (1968) #64 US
  • "Plastic Fantastic Lover" (live) / "Other Side of This Life" (live) (1969) #133 US
  • "Volunteers" / "We Can Be Together" (1969) #65 US
  • "Mexico" / "Have You Seen the Saucers?" (1970) #102 US
  • "Pretty as You Feel" / "Wild Turkey" (1971) #60 US
  • "Long John Silver" / "Milk Train" (1972) #102 US
  • "Trial By Fire" (live) / "Twilight Double Leader" (1972)
  • "Summer of Love" (1989) #15 US Adult Contemporary (from the reunion album)
  • "Planes" (1989) #24 Mainstream Rock Tracks
  • "True Love" (1989)

Other websites[change | edit source]