RCA publish Jefferson Airplane’s second album : ‘Surrealistic Pillow’ featuring ‘Somebody to Love’ and ‘White Rabbit’ (1967)

Jefferson Airplane’s ‘Surrealistic Pillow’ feat. ‘Somebody to Love’ is their second (but the first with Grace Slick and Spencer Dryden) album, recorded during November 1966 in Hollywood, California and released on February 1, 1967, by RCA Victor.

Track Listing : 1.She Has Funny Cars (Jorma Kaukonen, Marty Balin) – 03:14 . 2.Somebody To Love (Darby Slick) – 03:00 . 3.My Best Friend (Skip Spence) – 03:04 . 4.Today (Marty Balin, Paul Kantner) – 03:03 . 5.Comin’ Back To Me (Marty Balin) – 05:23 . 6.3/5 Of A Mile In 10 Seconds (Marty Balin) – 03:45 . 7.D.C.B.A.–25 (Paul Kantner) – 02:39 . 8.How Do You Feel (Tom Mastin) – 03:34 . 9.Embryonic Journey (Jorma Kaukonen) – 01:55 . 10.White Rabbit (Grace Slick) – 02:32 . 11.Plastic Fantastic Lover (Marty Balin) – 02:39

Herb Greene

Musicians : Jefferson Airplane – Band . Marty Balin – Vocals, Guitar . Jack Casady – Bass Guitar, Fuzz Bass, Rhythm Guitar . Spencer Dryden – Drums, Percussion . Paul Kantner – Rhythm Guitar, Vocals . Jorma Kaukonen – Lead Guitar, Vocals . Grace Slick – Vocals, Piano, Organ . Jerry Garcia – Guitar On (4 – 5 – 11 )

Production : Produced By Rick Jarrard . David Hassinger – Engineer

Package : Marty Balin – Design . Herb Greene asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded October 31 – November 22, 1966 At Rca Victor’S Music Center, Hollywood, California.

Released On February 1, 1967 By Rca Victor.


First off, for those of who you who make psychedelic music out to be like Pink Floyd in the Gilmour-era, guess again. This album is definitely one of the coolest, most stoned-as-balls albums out there. It is no surprise when listening to it, that the band did drugs- A lot of drugs. […]

I just want more Grace. In an attempt to get double (technically triple) the Slick, I found the Great Society’s version of “Somebody to Love”. The Great Society was the band Grace was with her husband Jerry and, of course, Darby. […]

Rolling Stone
In Grace Slick’s sirenlike wail on “Somebody to Love” and “White Rabbit,” a generation heard the voice of a new Utopia and raced excitedly to its source. ….”She was everybody’s dream for one good summer — in fact, for a good many summers after that.” […]


Jefferson Airplane’s ‘Surrealistic Pillow’ feat. ‘Somebody to Love’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]


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