Jefferson Airplane/Starship

Love, Haight and War. These were the ingredients for the American psychedelic rock movement of the Sixties. The world first got a whiff of it coming from the kitchen of a band called Jefferson Airplane. Other bands melted together (Grateful Dead, CSN) and drifted apart while the Airplane added passengers, jettisoned others and emerged in the mid 70s under a new crew, all the while selling records and setting trends.

Founded by singer Marty Balin, the band might have been no more than a signe of the times had they not reached into Great Society for a new female singer, Grace Slick. Suddenly, “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit” were everywhere and the world was watching the airwaves for what Jefferson Airplane would do next. The answer came in increasingly trippy records with material written mostly by Balin, Slick and guitarist Paul Kantner. Everything up to and including Volunteers is essential, both historically and musically.

With time, however, it became clear that Jefferson Airplane had too many captains and not enough cocktail servers. Jorma Kaukonen (guitar) and Jack Casady (bass) began to divert their energy to another project, Hot Tuna, while Kantner and Slick began releasing solo albums. Balin left altogether. The Airplane managed to stay aloft for two more albums (Bark, Long John Silver) and then disbanded.

In the mid-70s, Kantner and Slick rechristened the band as Jefferson Starship (a name Kantner had used earlier on his 1970 album, Blows Against The Empire) and began making more commercial rock music with a new group that featured John Barbata, Craig Chaquico, Papa John Creach, David Freiberg and Pete Sears. Balin rejoined the group and picked up where he left off as the band’s primary balladeer; his association with Starship provided the same spark that Slick had earlier, giving the band a new string of hits including “Miracles,” “Count On Me” and “Runaway.”

Personalities continued to clash, and on 1979’s Freedom At Point Zero Kantner brought vocalist Mickey Thomas on board to replace both Balin and Slick, ushering in an age of Jeffersonian gerrymandering that found Slick returning, Kantner leaving to join Balin and Jack Casady in the KBC Band, Starship jettisoning the Jefferson, the original Airplane reconciled for a new album in 1989, and finally a reunited Jefferson Starship. But I’d already gone to bed by then, my head upon the surrealistic pillow of the past.

The Discography

It’s No Secret (1966)
b/w Runnin’ Round This Table. Released on 7-inch on February 1966 in the US (RCA).

Come Up The Years (1966)
b/w Blues From An Aeroplane. Released on 7-inch in 1966 in the US (RCA).

JEFFERSON AIRPLANE TAKES OFF (1966)
Blues From An Aeroplane / Let Me In / It’s No Secret / Bringing Me Down / Tobacco Road // Come Up The Years / Run Around / Let’s Get Together / Don’t Slip Away / Chauffeur Blues / And I Like It. Released on mono and stereo elpee in 1966 in the US (RCA Victor, LPM/LSP-3584 RE). Re-issued on elpee in the US (RCA, LSP-3584 with orange label) and in 1980 in the US (RCA, AYL1-3739 as Best Buy Series). Re-issued on digitally remastered compact disc and cassette in 1989 in the US (RCA, 3584-2/4). Re-released on expanded, remastered compact disc in 2003 in the US (BMG Heritage, 0137-2). Re-issued on mono elpee in 2005 in the US (Sundazed, LP 5186). Re-released on 180g blue vinyl elpee in 2015 in the US (Friday Music, FRM-3584).

Bringing Me Down (1966)
b/w Let Me In. Released on 7-inch in 1966 in the UK (RCA).

How Do You Feel (1966)
b/w My Best Friend. Released on 7-inch on December 1966 in the US (RCA, 47-9063).

SURREALISTIC PILLOW (1967)
She Has Funny Cars / Somebody To Love / My Best Friend / Today / Comin’ Back To Me / How Do You Feel / 3/5 Mile In 10 Seconds / D.C.B.A. – 25 / Embryonic Journey / White Rabbit / Plastic Fantastic Lover. Originally released on elpee on February 1967 in the US (RCA); reached #3 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold). Released on elpee in 1967 in the UK with a different track listing. Re-released on CD on September 1984 in the UK, and on October 1987 in the UK. Repackaged with Crown of Creation and released on 2CD on May 13, 2008 in the US (Sony Legacy).

Somebody To Love (1967)
b/w She Has Funny Cars. Originally released on 7-inch on March 1967 in the US (RCA, 47-9140) and in the UK (RCA); reached #5 on the US charts (charted April 1, 1967 for 15 weeks). Re-released with “Third Week In Chelsea” as 3-track 12-inch on May 1987 in the UK (Ariola). Back-to-back hits released on 7-inch on June 1970 with “White Rabbit” in the US (RCA, 47-0796) and in the UK (RCA); re-released on 7-inch on May 1987 in the UK (Ariola). Re-released on 3-track 7-inch on April 1976 with “White Rabbit” and “Crown of Creation” in the UK (RCA); re-released on April 1979 in the UK (RCA Gold), and on November 1986 in the UK (Old Gold).

White Rabbit (1967)
b/w Plastic Fantastic Lover. Originally released on 7-inch on June 1967 in the US (RCA, 47-9248) and on September 1967 in the UK (RCA); reached #8 on the US charts. Re-released on white vinyl 7-inch in 1987 in the US (RCA, 5156) with picture sleeve. [See “Somebody To Love” for more releases.]

The Ballad of You And Me And Pooneil (1967)
b/w Two Heads. Released on 7-inch on August 1967 in the US (RCA, 47-9297) and on November 1967 in the UK (RCA); reached #42 on the US charts (charted September 2, 1967 for 6 weeks).

AFTER BATHING AT BAXTER’S (1967)
Streetmasse: The Ballad of You And Me And Pooneil / A Small Package of Value Will Come To You, Shortly / Young Sunday Girl Blues / The War Is Over: Martha / Wild Thyme / Hymn To An Older Generation: The Last Wall of the Castle / Rejoyce / How Suite It Is: Watch Her Ride / Spare Chaynge / Shizoforest Love Suite: Two Heads / Won’t You Try / Saturday Afternoon. Originally released on elpee on December 1967 in the US (RCA) and on June 1968 in the UK (RCA); reached #17 on the US charts.

Watch Her Ride (1967)
b/w Martha. Released on 7-inch on December 1967 in the US (RCA, 9389); reached #61 on the US charts (charted December 16, 1967 for 4 weeks).

Greasy Heart (1968)
b/w Share A Little Joke. Released on 7-inch on April 1968 in the US (RCA, 9496) and on June 1968 in the UK (RCA); reached #98 on the US charts (charted April 20, 1968 for 3 weeks).

If You Feel (1968)
b/w Like China Breaking. Released on 7-inch on September 1968 in the UK (RCA).

CROWN OF CREATION (1968)
Lather / In Time / Triad / Star Track / Share A Little Joke / Chushingura / If You Feel / Crown of Creation / Ice Cream Phoenix / Greasy Heart / The House at Pooh Corner. Originally released on elpee on September 1968 in the US (RCA) and on December 1968 in the UK (RCA); reached #6 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold on January 23, 1970). Re-released on elpee in the US (RCA, AYL1-3797) as part of their Best Buy series, and on October 1985 in the UK. Re-released on CD on June 1988.

Crown of Creation (1968)
b/w Lather. Released on 7-inch on October 1968 in the US (RCA, 47-9677); reached #68 on the US charts. [See “Somebody To Love” for later releases.]

BLESS ITS POINTED LITTLE HEAD (1969)
Live tracks: Clergy / 3/5 of a Mile In 10 Seconds / Somebody To Love / Fat Angel / Rock Me Baby / The Other Side of This Life / It’s No Secret / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Turn Out The Lights / Bear Melt. Originally released on elpee on February 1969 in the US (RCA, LSP-4133) with insert and on June 1969 in the UK (RCA, SF-8019); reached #17 on the US charts (charted March 1, 1969 for 23 weeks) and #38 on the UK charts. Re-released on elpee in the US (RCA, AYL1-3798). Repackaged with Takes Off and released on 2LP (RCA Victor, 301/2). Re-released on digitally remastered CD in 1989 in the US (BMG/RCA, 4133) and in 1996 in Germany (RCA, 66801). Re-released as expanded digitally remastered CD with three bonus live tracks (“Today,” “Watcher Her Ride,” “Won’t You Try”) on June 22, 2004 in the US (BMG Heritage, 61643).

Plastic Fantastic Lover (live) (1969)
b/w The Other Side of This Life (live). Released on 7-inch in 1969 in the US (RCA, 74-0150).

Volunteers (1970)
b/w We Can Be Together. Released on 7-inch on October 1969 in the US (RCA) and on February 1970 in the UK (RCA); reached #65 on the US charts (November 8, 1969 for 10 weeks).

VOLUNTEERS (1969)
We Can Be Together / Good Shepherd / The Farm / Hey Frederick / Turn My Life Down / Wooden Ships / Eskimo Blue Day / A Song For All Seasons / Meadowlands / Volunteers. Originally released on November 1969 on elpee in the US (RCA) and on February 1970 in the UK (RCA); reached #13 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold on January 21, 1970) and #34 on the UK charts. Re-released on elpee in the US (RCA, LSP-4238) with gatefold cover and lyric insert on Dynalflex with orange label, and on October 1985.

Mexico (1970)
b/w Have You Seen The Saucers? Released on 7-inch on August 1970 in the US (RCA) and in the UK (RCA).

THE WORST OF JEFFERSON AIRPLANE (1970)
It’s No Secret / Blues From An Airplane / Somebody To Love / Today / White Rabbit / Embryonic Journey / Martha / The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil / Crown of Creation / Chushingura / Lather / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Good Shepherd / We Can Be Together / Volunteers. Compilation originally released on elpee on November 1970 in the US (RCA, LSP-4459) and in the UK (RCA); reached #12 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold on February 12, 1971 and certified platinum on July 31, 1995). Original elpee featured gatefold cover. Re-released on elpee in the US (RCA, AYL1-3661) as part of RCA’s Best Buy series. Re-released on elpee and cassette on September 1986 in the UK (Fame).

BARK (1971)
When The Earth Moves Again / Feel So Good / Crazy Miranda / Pretty As You Feel / Wild Turkey / Law Man / Rock And Roll Island / Third Week In Chelsea / Never Argue With A German If You’re Tired Or European Song / Thunk / War Movie. Originally released on elpee on September 1971 in the US (Grunt, FTR-1001) and on October 1971 in the UK (Grunt); reached #11 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold on September 3, 1971) and #42 on the UK charts. Original elpee featured a lyrics insert. Re-released on elpee on July 1984.

Pretty As You Feel (1971)
b/w Wild Turkey. Released on 7-inch on November 1971 in the US (Grunt, 65-0500) and in the UK (Grunt); reached #60 on the US charts (charted November 20, 1971 for 10 weeks).

LONG JOHN SILVER (1972)
Long John Silver / Aerie (Gang of Eagles) / Twilight Double Leader / Milk Train / Son of Jesus / Easter? / Trial By Fire / Alexander The Medium / Eat Starch Mom. Released on elpee on June 1972 in the US (Grunt) and in the UK (Grunt); reached #20 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold on January 4, 1973) and #30 on the UK charts.

Long John Silver (1972)
b/w Milk Train. Released on 7-inch on September 1972 in the US (Grunt) and in the UK (Grunt).

Twilight Double Dealer (1972)
b/w Trial By Fire. Released on 7-inch in 1972 in the US (Grunt).

30 SECONDS OVER WINTERLAND (1973)
Live tracks: Have You Seen The Saucers / Feel So Good / Crown of Creation / When The Earth Moves Again / Milk Train / Trial by Fire / Twilight Double Dealer. Originally released on elpee on April 1973 in the US (Grunt); reached #52 on the US charts. Re-released on elpee on October 1985 in the UK. Re-released on CD on January 23, 2008 in Japan (BMG).

EARLY FLIGHT (1974)
High Flyin’ Bird / Runnin’ Round This World / It’s Alright / In The Morning / J.P.P. McStep B. Blues / Go To Her / Up Or Down / Mexico / Have You Seen The Saucers. Released on elpee on April 1974 in the US (Grunt, CYL1-0437) with gatefold cover.

DRAGON FLY (1974)
Ride The Tiger / That’s For Sure / Be Young You / Caroline // Devils Den / Come To life / All Fly Away / Hyperdrive. Originally released on elpee on October 1974 in the US, UK and Canada (Grunt, BFL1-0717) and Japan (RCA, RCA-6256); reached #11 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold). Original elpee featured lyrics innersleeve. Also released on quadraphonic elpee in 1974 in the US (Grunt, SFD1-0717). Re-released on elpee in the US (RCA, AYL1-3796) and in Germany and the Netherlands (RCA, NL8-3796). Re-released on digitally remastered CD on January 27, 1997 in the US (RCA, 66879) and in 1998 in Japan (Grunt, BVCM-7331).

Ride The Tiger (1974)
b/w Devil’s Son. Released on 7-inch on November 1974 in the US (Grunt, 10080); reached #84 on the US charts (charted November 16, 1974 for 5 weeks).

Be Young You (1975)
b/w Caroline. Released on 7-inch in 1975 in the US (Grunt/RCA).

RED OCTOPUS (1975)
Fast Buck Freddie / Miracles / Git Fiddler / Ai Garimasu (There Is Love) / Sweeter Than Honey // Play On Love / Tumblin / I Want To See Another World / Sandalphon / There Will Be Love. Originally released on elpee and 8-track on July 1975 in the US (Grunt, BFL1/BFS1-0999), UK (Grunt, FTR-2002), Brazil (RCA Victor, 1048019) and Japan (Grunt, RCA-6314); reached #1 on the US charts (RIAA certified double platinum). Original elpee features a lyrics innersleeve. Also released on quadraphonic elpee in 1975 in the US (Grunt, BFD1-0999). Re-released on elpee in the US and Canada (Grunt/RCA, AYL1-3660) and in the UK (RCA, INTS-5069). Re-released on CD in Germany (RCA, 80999), again in Germany (Grunt, ND-83660), on January 28, 1997 in the US (RCA, 66875) and in 1997 in the US (DCC, GZS-1110). Re-released as expanded digitally remastered CD with five bonus tracks on September 13, 2005 in the US (RCA, 767122).

Miracles (1975)
b/w Ai Garimasu (There Is Love). Originally released on 7-inch on August 1975 in the US (Grunt, FB-10367) and Australia (Grunt, FB-102680); reached #3 on the US charts (charted August 23, 1975 for 16 weeks). Also released as promotional 7-inch with mono version of “Miracles” on the B side in the US (Grunt, JH-10367). Back-to-back hits released on 7-inch with “With Your Love” in 1979 in the US (Grunt, GB-10941).

Play On Love (1975)
b/w I Want To See Another World. Released on 7-inch on November 1975 in the US (Grunt, 10456); reached #49 on the US charts (charted December 13, 1975 for 6 weeks).

SPITFIRE (1976)
Cruisin’ / Dance With The Dragon / Hot Water / St. Charles // Song To The Sun: Ozymandias – Don’t Let It Rain / With Your Love / Switchblade / Big City / Love Lovely Love. Originally released on elpee and cassette on July 1976 in the US and UK (Grunt, BFL1/BFK1-1557) and Japan (Grunt, RVP-6087); reached #3 on the US charts (RIAA certified platinum) and #30 on the UK charts. Original elpee featured picture innersleeve. Also released as quadrophonic elpee in 1976 in the US (Grunt, BFD1-1557). Re-released on elpee in 1981 in the US (Grunt, AYL1-3953) and Germany (Grunt, NL8-3953). Re-released on CD on August 23, 2004 in the US, UK and Germany (BMG Heritage, 62871), in Japan (Grunt, BVCM-7333) and on August 4, 2009 (SBME Special Markets, SBMK-749265).

With Your Love (1976)
b/w Switchblade. Released on 7-inch on July 1976 in the US, UK, Germany and Spain (Grunt, FB-10746), Japan (Grunt, SS-3033) and Mexico (RCA, SP-4621); reached #12 on the US charts (charted July 24, 1976 for 17 weeks). Many of the regional releases feature a picture sleeve. [See “Miracles” for later releases.]

St. Charles (1976)
b/w Love Lovely Love. Released on 7-inch on November 1976 in the US (Grunt, 10791) and Japan (Grunt, SS-3058); reached #64 on the US charts (charted December 4, 1976).

FLIGHT LOG (1977)
Come Up The Years / White Rabbit / Comin’ Back To Me / Won’t You Try Saturday Afternoon / Greasy Heart / If You Feel / Somebody To Love (Live) / Wooden Ships / Volunteers / Hesitation Blues / Have You Seen Tha Stars Tonite / Silver Spoon / Feel So Good / Pretty As You Feel / Milk Train / Ja Da (Keep On Truckin’) / Come Again Toucan / Sketches of China / Genesis / Ride The Tiger / Please Come Back (Live). Compilation released on 2LP in 1977 in the US (RCA, CYCL2-1255) with gatefold cover and booklet; reached #37 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold).

Count On Me (1978)
b/w Show Yourself. Released on 7-inch on February 1978 in the US (Grunt, 11196) with picture sleeve; reached #8 on the US charts (charted March 11, 1978 for 14 weeks).

EARTH (1978)
Love Too Good / Count On Me / Take Your Time / Crazy Feelin’ / Skateboard // Fire / Show Yourself / Runaway / All Nite Long. Originally released on elpee and 8-track on March 1978 in the US and Canada (Grunt, BXL1/BXS1-2515), UK and Germany (Grunt, FL-12515), Brazil (RCA, 1048079) and Japan (Grunt, RVP-6254); reached #5 on the US charts (RIAA certified platinum). Re-released on elpee in Japan (Grunt, RPL-2114) and in 1981 in the US (RCA, AYL1-4172). Re-released on digitally remastered CD on February 27, 1997 in the US and UK (RCA, 66878) and in 2008 in Japan (BMG, BVCM-35244).

Runaway (1978)
b/w Hot Water. Released on 7-inch on May 1978 in the US and Canada (Grunt, FB-11274) and in the UK (Grunt, FB-1274); reached #12 on the US charts (charted May 27, 1978 for 16 weeks). Some versions feature a picture sleeve.

Crazy Feelin’ (1978)
b/w Love Too Good. Released on 7-inch on August 1978 in the US (Grunt, FB-11374); reached #54 on the US charts (charted September 9, 1978 for 6 weeks). Original version features a picture sleeve.

Light The Sky On Fire (1978)
b/w Hyperdrive. Released on 7-inch on November 1978 in the US and Canada (Grunt, FB-11426) and Japan (Grunt, SS-3190); reached #66 on the US charts (charted December 2, 1978 for 6 weeks). Original versions feature a picture sleeve.

THE BEST OF JEFFERSON AIRPLANE (1978)
Blues From An Aeroplane / White Rabbit / Somebody To Love / The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil / Crown of Creation / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Volunteers / When The Earth Moves Again / Aerie (Gang of Eagles) / Milk Train / Have You Seen The Saucers / Mexico. Compilation originally released on elpee in 1978 in Germany (RCA International, NL-89186). Later released on elpee and cassette on July 1980 in the US and UK (RCA) with a different cover than the original German release.

GOLD (1979)
Ride The Tiger / Caroline / Play On Love / Miracles / Fast Buck Freddie / With Your Love / St. Charles / Count On Me / Love Too Good. Compilation released on elpee and cassette with bonus 7-inch single featuring “Light The Sky On Fire” b/w “Hyperdrive” on February 1979 in the US (Grunt, 3247) and the UK (RCA); reached #20 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold on February 9, 1979). Original elpee featured gatefold cover and picture innersleeve. Also released on picture elpee in 1979 in the US (Grunt, CYL1-3363).

Jane (1979)
b/w Freedom At Point Zero. Released on 7-inch on November 1979 in the US (Grunt/RCA, 11750), UK (Grunt/RCA) and Japan (Grunt, SS-3241); reached #14 on the US charts and #21 on the UK charts. Original singles featured a picture sleeve.

FREEDOM AT POINT ZERO (1979)
Jane / Lightning Rose / Things To Come / Awakening // Girl With The Hungry Eyes / Just The Same / Rock Music / Fading Light Lady / Freedom At Point Zero. Originally released on elpee on November 1979 in the US and Canada (Grunt/RCA, BZL1-3452), UK (Grunt/RCA, FL1-3452), Germany (RCA, NL-89912) and Japan (Grunt, RVP-6430); reached #10 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold), #22 on the UK charts. Original elpees featured gatefold cover and lyrics innersleeve. Re-released on elpee in the US (RCA, AYL1-5161). Re-released on CD in the US (RCA, 66877).

Girl With The Hungry Eyes (1980)
b/w Just The Same. Released on 7-inch on February 1980 in the US (Grunt, 11921) and on April 1980 in the UK (Grunt/RCA); reached #55 on the US charts (charted February 23, 1980 for 6 weeks). Original singles featured picture sleeve.

Rock Music (1980)
b/w Lightning Rose. Released on 7-inch on June 1980 in the US (Grunt/RCA).

Find Your Way Back (1981)
b/w Modern Times. Released on 7-inch on March 1981 in the US (Grunt, 12211) and on May 1981 in the UK (RCA); reached #29 on the US charts (charted April 4, 1981 for 13 weeks).

MODERN TIMES (1981)
Find Your Way Back / Stranger / Wild Eyes / Save Your Love / Modern Times / Mary / Free / Alien / Stairway To Cleveland. Originally released on elpee on April 1981 in the US (Grunt, 3848) and Japan (Grunt, RPL-8064); reached #26 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold on July 16, 1981). Original elpee featured a gatefold cover and lyrics innersleeve. Re-released on CD in 1991 in Japan (Grunt, BVCP-2015).

Stranger (1981)
b/w Free. Released on 7-inch on June 1981 in the US (Grunt, 12275) and Japan (Grunt, RPS-42); reached #48 on the US charts (charted July 11, 1981 for 11 weeks). Original singles featured picture sleeve.

ROCK GALAXY (1981)
Compilation released on 2LP on August 1981 in the UK (RCA).

Save Your Love (1981)
b/w Wild Eyes. Released on 7-inch on October 1981 in the US (Grunt, 12332). Also released on promotional 7-inch and 12-inch featuring single edit b/w elpee version of “Save Your Love” in 1981 in the US (Grunt, 12332/12333).

Stairway To Cleveland (1981)
Released as promotional 12-inch with same track on both sides in 1981 in the US (Grunt, 13016).

Be My Lady (1982)
b/w Out of Control. Released on 7-inch on September 1982 in the US (Grunt, 13350); reached #28 on the US charts (charted October 9, 1982 for 16 weeks). Also released as promotional 12-inch featuring same track on both sides in 1981 in the US (Grunt, JD-13349).

WINDS OF CHANGE (1982)
Winds of Change / Keep On Dreamin’ / Be My Lady / I Will Stay / Out of Control // Can’t Find Love / Black Widow / I Came Back From The Jaws of The Dragon / Quit Wasting Time. Originally released on October 1982 on elpee and cassette in the US (Grunt, BXL1/BXK1-4372), UK (Grunt/RCA, RCALP-6060) and Japan (Grunt, RPL-8159); reached #26 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold). Original elpees featured a lyrics innersleeve. Re-released on CD in the US (RCA, 4372).

RCA SPECIAL RADIO SERIES VOLUME 19 (1982)
Released as promotional elpee in 1982 in the US (Grunt, DJL1-4569).

Winds of Change (1983)
b/w Black Widow. Released on 7-inch on January 1983 in the US (Grunt, 13439); reached #38 on the US charts (charted January 29, 1983 for 11 weeks).

Can’t Find Love (1983)
b/w I Will Stay. Released on 7-inch on April 1983 in the US (Grunt). Also released as promotional 7-inch in 1983 in the US (Grunt, 13531) with mono version of “Can’t Find Love” on the flip side.

No Way Out (1984)
b/w Rose Goes To Yale + Be My Lady. Released as 7-inch single on May 1984 in the US (Grunt, 13811) and three-track 12-inch in the UK (RCA, RCAT-424); reached #23 on the US charts (charted May 12, 1984 for 16 weeks). Also released as promotional 7-inch in 1984 in the US (Grunt, 13811) featuring the A side on both sides.

NUCLEAR FURNITURE (1984)
Layin’ It On The Line / No Way Out / Sorry Me, Sorry You / Live And Let Live / Connection // Rose Goes To Yale / Magician / Assassin / Shining On The Moonlight / Showdown / Champion. Originally released on elpee and cassette on June 1984 in the US (Grunt, BXL1/BXK1-4921), UK and Germany (Grunt/RCA, FL8-4921), Australia (RCA Victor, BXL1-4921), Brazil (RCA, 1044192) and Japan (Grunt, RPL-8248); charted #28 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold). Original elpees featured lyrics innersleeve. Also released on CD in 1984 in Japan (RCA Victor, PCD1-4921). Re-released on digitally remastered CD in 2008 in Japan (BMG, BVCM-35248).

Layin’ It On The Line (1984)
b/w Showdown. Released on 7-inch on August 1984 in the US (Grunt, 13872); reached #66 on the US charts (charted September 8, 1984 for 6 weeks).

TIME MACHINE (1984)
White Rabbit / Crown of Creation / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Saturday Afternoon / Lather / Blues From An Aeroplane / Rock Me Baby / She Has Funny Cars / A Song For All Seasons / Let’s Get Together / Turn My Life Down / The House At Pooneil Corners / Volunteers / Star Track / Come Up The Years / We Can Be Together. Compilation released on 2LP in 1984 in the US (Pair, PLD2-1090).

We Built This City (1985)
b/w Private Room. Originally released on 7-inch on August 1985 in the US (Grunt, FB-14170) and UK (RCA, FB-49929); reached #1 on the US charts (charted September 7, 1985 for 24 weeks, RIAA certified gold on February 24, 1989), and #12 on the UK charts. Original singles featured a picture sleeve. Also released as a 12-inch with “We Built This City (Special Club Mix)” on the flip side in 1985 in the US (Grunt, FW-14226) and UK (RCA, FT-49930). Also released as a promotional 12-inch with “We Built This City (Special Club Mix)” on both sides in 1985 in the US (Grunt, JR-14226). Re-released on 7-inch in the US with “Sara” on the flip side in the US (label unknown, 51807GG).

KNEE DEEP IN THE HOOPLA (1985)
We Built This City / Sara / Tomorrow Doesn’t Matter Tonight / Rock Myself To Sleep / Desperate Heart / Private Room / Before I Go / Hearts of the World (Will Understand) / Love Rusts. Originally released on elpee, cassette and compact disc on October 1985 in the US (Grunt) and UK (RCA); reached #7 on the US charts (RIAA certified platinum on December 27, 1985). Re-released on CD on September 1989 in the UK.

Sara (1985)
b/w Hearts of the World (Will Understand). Originally released on 7-inch on December 1985 in the US (Grunt, 14253) and the UK (RCA); reached #1 on the US charts (charted December 28, 1985 for 20 weeks). Re-released on three-track CD single on November 1992 in the UK (Old Gold) with “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” and “We Built This City.”

Tomorrow Doesn’t Matter Tonight (1986)
b/w Love Rusts. Released on 7-inch on March 1986 in the US (Grunt, FB-14332) and Japan (RCA, RPS-212); reached #26 on the US charts (charted April 5, 1986 for 13 weeks). Japanese single features a picture sleeve. Also released as promotional 12-inch in 1986 in the US (RCA, JR-14314) with A side on both sides.

Before I Go (1986)
b/w Cut You Down To Size. Released on 7-inch on June 1986 in the US (Grunt, FB-14393); reached #68 on the US charts (charted July 5, 1986 for 7 weeks). Original singles featured a picture sleeve.

Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now (1987)
b/w Layin’ It On The Line (live). Released on 7-inch on January 1987 in the US and Canada (Grunt, 5109-7-G), UK (Grunt, FB-49757), Australia (RCA, 104647) and Japan (RCA, RPS-237); reached #1 on the US charts (charted January 31, 1987 for 22 weeks, RIAA certified gold on February 24, 1989). Original singles featured a picture sleeve. Also released on three-track 12-inch in 1987 in the UK and Germany (Grunt, FT-49758) with “We Built This City (Special Club Mix)” and “Tomorrow Doesn’t Matter Tonight.”

It’s Not Over (‘Til It’s Over) (1987)
b/w Babylon. Released on 7-inch on June 1987 in the US (Grunt/RCA, 5225); reached #9 on the US charts (charted June 27, 1987 for 16 weeks).

NO PROTECTION (1987)
Beat Patrol / Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now. It’s Not Over (‘Til It’s Over) / Girl Like You / Wings of a Lie / The Children / I Don’t Know Why / Transatlantic / Babylon / Set The Night To Music. Released on elpee, cassette and compact disc on July 1987 in the US (Grunt) and UK (CRA); reached #12 on the US charts (RIAA certified gold on November 5, 1987) and #26 on the UK charts.

2400 FULTON STREET (1987)
It’s No Secret / Come Up The Years / My Best Friend / Somebody To Love / Comin’ Back To Me / Embryonic Journey / She Has Funny Cars / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Wild Tyme / The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil / A Small Package of Value Will Come To You In The Mail, Shortly / White Rabbit / Won’t You Try Saturday Afternoon / Lather / We Can Be Together / Crown of Creation / Mexico / Wooden Ships / Rejoyce / Volunteers / Pretty As You Feel / Martha / Today / Triad / Third Week In The Chelsea. Compilation released on 2LP and 2CS on July 1987 in the US (RCA, 5724). Original 2LP featured a gatefold cover and lyrics innersleeves. Also released on 2CD on July 1987 in the US (RCA) with bonus tracks.

Beat Patrol (1987)
b/w Girl Like You. Released on 7-inch on September 1987 in the US (Grunt/RCA, 5308); reached #46 on the US charts (charted September 26, 1987 for 10 weeks).

Set The Night To Music (1988)
b/w I Don’t Know Why. Released on 7-inch on February 1988 in the US (Grunt).

THE COLLECTION (1988)
Compilation released on 2LP on October 1988 in the UK (Castle).

Wild Again (1988)
b/w Layin’ It On The Line. Released on 7-inch on December 1988 in the US (Elektra, 69349); reached #73 on the US charts (charted December 17, 1988 for 8 weeks).

It’s Not Enough (1989)
b/w Love Among The Cannibals. Released on 7-inch on July 1989 in the US (RCA, 9032) and on September 1989 in the UK (RCA); reached #12 on the US charts (charted August 5, 1989 for 16 weeks).

LOVE AMONG THE CANNIBALS (1989)
The Burn / It’s Not Enough / Trouble In  Mind / I Didn’t Mean To Stay All Night / Send A Message / Love Among The Cannibals / We Dream In Color / Healing Waters / Blaze of Love / I’ll Be There. Released on elpee, cassette and compact disc on August 1989 in the US (Grunt) and the UK (RCA); reached #64 on the US charts. The compact disc featured an additional track, “Wild Again.”

JEFFERSON AIRPLANE (1989)
Planes / Solidarity / Summer of Love / The Wheel / True Love / Now Is The Time / Panda / Freedom / Ice Age / Madeleine Street / Common Market Madrigal / Upfront Blues / Too Many Years. Released on elpee, cassette and compact disc on October 1989 in the US (Epic) and the UK (Epic); reached #85 on the US charts.

Summer of Love (1989)
b/w Panda. Released on 7-inch on October 1989 in the US (Epic).

I Didn’t Mean To Stay All Night (1989)
b/w ?. Released on 7-inch on November 1989 in the US (Grunt); reached #75 on the US charts.

THE WOODSTOCK REVIVAL (1989)
White Rabbit / This Is My Life / Today / Somebody To Love / Don’t Slip Away / Would You Love / 3/5 of a Mile In 10 Seconds / Get Together / My Best Friend / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Ride / What You’re Asking / What Do You Want With Me / High Flyin’ Bird / You’re So Loose. Compilation released on CD in 1989 in the UK (Pulstar, CD PULS 002).

True Love (1990)
Released as one-track promotional CD single on January 1990 in the US (Epic, 73080).

LIVE AT THE MONTEREY FESTIVAL (1990)
Released on elpee and compact disc on May 1990 in the UK (Thunderbolt). Repackaged as Live in Monterey and released on CD on September 11, 2001 in the US (Park South, 70584).

Good Heart (1991)
b/w ? Released on cassette single and CD single on April 1991 in the US (Grunt); reached #81 on the US charts.

GREATEST HITS (TEN YEARS AND CHANGE 1979-1991) (1991)
Jane / Find Your Way Back / Stranger / No Way Out / Layin’ It On The Line / Don’t Lose Any Sleep / We Built This City / Sara / Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now / It’s Not Over (‘Til It’s Over) / It’s Not Enough / Good Heart. Released on elpee, cassette and compact disc on August 1991 in the US (RCA) and the UK (RCA); RIAA certified gold on July 31, 1995.

JEFFERSON AIRPLANE LOVES YOU (1992)
I Specialize In Love / Go To Her / Bringing me Down / Let Me In / Chauffeur Blues / Free Advice / Somebody To Love / Today / Embryonic Journey / White Rabbit / Come Back Baby / The Other Side of This Life / Runnin’ ‘Round This World (live) / She Has Funny Cars (live) / High Flyin’ Bird (live) / Tobacco Road (live) / Let’s Get Together (live) / White Rabbit (live) / Comin’ Back To Me (live) / Won’t You Try – Saturday Afternoon (live) // The Ballad of You And Me And Pooneil / Things Are Better In The East / Watch Her Ride / Two Heads / Martha / Don’t Let Me Down / Crown of Creation / Lather / In Time / House At Pooneil Corners / Ribump Ba Bap Dum Dum / Would You Like A Snack? / 3/5 Mile In 10 Seconds (live) / It’s No Secret (live) / Plastic Fantastic Lover (live) / Uncle Sam Blues (live) / Wooden Ships / Volunteers // We Can Be Together / Turn My life Down / Good Shepherd / Hey Frederick / Emergency / When The Earth Moves Again / Pretty As You Feel / Law Man / Feel So Good / Twilight Double Leader / Aerie (Gang of Eagles) / Trial by Fire (live) / Dress Rap (live) / You Wear Your Dresses Too Short (live). Compilation released as 3CD boxed set on October 27, 1992 in the US (RCA, 61110-2).

WHITE RABBIT (1993)
Compilation released on CD on September 1993 in the UK (Revival).

DEEP SPACE – VIRGIN SKY (1995)
Shadowlands / Ganja of Love / Dark Ages / I’m On Fire / Papa John / Women Who Fly / Gold / The Light / Crown of Creation / Count On Me / Miracles / Intro To Lawman – Lawman / Wooden Ships / Somebody To Love / White Rabbit. Released on CD on July 1995 in the US (Rykodisc) and the UK (Essential).

SAMPLER FROM THE NEWEST RECORD: DEEP SPACE/VIRGIN SKY (1995)
Intro To Lawman – Lawman / Shadowland / Ganja of Love / Dark Ages. Released as promotional CDEP in 1995 in the US (Intersound, 9151-A).

JOURNEY: THE BEST OF JEFFERSON AIRPLANE (1996)
Embryonic Journey / High Flyin’ Bird / It’s No Secret / Come Up The Years / Somebody To Love / Blues From An Airplane / White Rabbit / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Aerie (Gang of Eagles) / Ballad of You And Me And Pooneil / Crown of Creation / Lather / Last Wall of the Castle / Greasy Heart / Volunteers / When The Earth Moves Again / Triad / We Can Be Together / Wooden Ships / Milk Train / Have You Seen The Saucers. Compilation released on CD on October 4, 1996 (BMG/Camden).

FEED YOUR HEAD: LIVE ’67 – ’69 (1996)
Live tracks: Other Side of Life / Somebody To Love / Plastic Fantastic Lover / White Rabbit / 3/5 of a Mile In Ten Seconds / She Drives Funny Cars / High Flyin’ Bird / It’s No Secret / Today / My Best Friend / Don’t Slip Away / This Is My Life And I Like It. Released on CD in 1996 in the UK (Prism).

GOLD COLLECTION (1997)
White Rabbit / Today / It’s No Secret / My Best Friend / Don’t Slip Away / Other Side of This Life / High Flyin’ Bird / Somebody To Love / Plastic Fantastic Lover / 3/5 of a Mile In Ten Seconds / She Has Funny Cars / You’re So Loose / What You’re Askin’ / Would You Love Me / Ride / This Is My Life. Compilation released on CD on October 8, 1997 (Retro Music).

WINDOWS OF HEAVEN (1998)
The Light / See The Light / Borderland / Ways of Love / Later On / Let Me Fly / The Windows of Heaven / Shadowland / I’m On Fire/ Goddess / Let It Live / Millennium Beyond. Released on CD on February 2, 1998 in the US (CMC International, 86265) and Germany (SPV, 29102).

MIRACLES (1998)
Somebody To Love / Miracles / Crown of Creation / Shadowlands / White Rabbit / Count On Me / Intro To Lawman – Lawman / Wooden Ships / Women Who Fly / The Light. Compilation released on CD on April 10, 1998 in the US (EMI/Capitol Special Markets, 19412).

LIVE AT THE FILLMORE EAST (1998)
Live tracks: Intro – The Ballad of You And Me And Pooneil / She Has Funny Cars / It’s No Secret / Won’t You Try – Saturday Afternoon / Greasy Heart / Star Track / Wild Tyme / White Rabbit / Thing / Today / The Other Side of This Life / Fat Angel / Watch Her Ride / Closing Comments / Somebody To Love. Released on CD on April 28, 1998 in the US (RCA, 67563).

Let Me Fly (Edit 1) (1999)
b/w Let Me Fly (Edit 2). Released on promotional CD single in 1999 in the US (CMC International, CMCDJ-87293).

EXTENDED VERSIONS (2000)
Live tracks: 3/5 of a Mile In Ten Seconds / White Rabbit / Somebody To Love / Crown of Creation / Ride The Tiger / Miracles / Count On Me / Volunteers / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Wooden Ships. Compilation released on CD on August 15, 2000 in the US (BMG Special Products, 45620).

VH1 BEHIND THE MUSIC: COLLECTION (2000)
Somebody To Love / White Rabbit / Comin’ Back To Me / Embryonic Journey / Crown of Creation / Volunteers / Miracles / With Your Love / Count One Me / Runaway / Jane / Be My Lady / No Way Out / We Built This City / Sara / Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now / It’s Not Over (‘Til It’s Over) / It’s Not Enough. Compilation released on CD on September 12, 2000 in the US (RCA, 67969-2).

SOMEBODY TO LOVE (2001)
Compilation released on CD on March 13, 2001 in the US (Armoury, ARM016).

ACROSS THE SEA OF SUNS (2001)
Live tracks: Caroline / She Has Funny Cars / When The Earth Moves Again / Good Shepherd / Today / DCBA-25 / Eskimo Blue Day / How Do You Feel / Miracles / Have You Seen The Stars Tonight? / Embryonic Journey-Starship // There Will Be Love / Hearts / Hey Frederick / When I Was A Boy I Watched The Wolves / Hyperdrive / You’re Bringing Me Down / Ballad of You And Me And Pooneil / Mexico-Wooden Ships / Somebody To Love-Volunteers / You’re My Best Friend / JPP McStep Blues. Released on 2CD on November 6, 2001 in the US (Lightyear, 44024).

GREATEST HITS (2002)
It’s No Secret / Somebody To Love / White Rabbit / Embryonic Journey / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Comin’ Back To Me / The Ballad of You And Me And Pooneil / Greasy Heart / Lather / Crown of Creation / Wooden Ships / Volunteers / Good Shepherd / Have You Seen The Saucers / Pretty As You Feel / Third Week In The Chelsea / Long John Silver / Caroline / Ride The Tiger / Miracles / With Your Love / Count On Me / Runaway / Jane / Find Your Way Back / Stranger / Be My Lady / No Way Out / Layin’ It On The Line / We Built This City / Sara / Tomorrow Doesn’t Matter Tonight / Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now / It’s Not Over (‘Til It’s Over) / It’s Not Enough. Compilation released on 2CD on January 28, 2002 (Double Platinum).

PLATINUM & GOLD COLLECTION (2003)
Layin’ It On The Line / Jane / Stranger / Miracles / Count On Me / Runaway / Ride The Tiger / Play On Love / Love Too Good / Freedom At Point Zero / Save Your Love / Hot Water. Compilation released on CD on June 17, 2003 in the US (BMG, 50901).

THE BEST OF JEFFERSON AIRPLANE: SOMEBODY TO LOVE (2004)
Somebody To Love / White Rabbit / Come Up The Years / Today / Let’s Get Together / Comin’ Back To Me / The House At Pooneil Corners / Young Girl Sunday Blues / Lather / Third Week In The Chelsea. Compilation released on CD on June 24, 2004 in the US (BMG Special Products, 48363).

THE ESSENTIAL JEFFERSON AIRPLANE (2005)
Blues From An Airplane / It’s No Secret / Come Up The Years / She Has Funny Cars / Somebody To Love / Comin’ Back To Me / Embryonic Journey / White Rabbit / The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil / Martha / The Last Wall of the Castle / Watch Her Ride / Lather / Crown of Creation / Greasy Heart / Share A Little Joke // 3/5 of a Mile In Ten Seconds / Plastic Fantastic Lover / We Can Be Together / Good Shepherd / Wooden Ships / Eskimo Blue Day / Volunteers / Have You Seen The Saucers / Mexico / When The Earth Moves Again / Pretty As You Feel / The Third Week In The Chelsea / Long John Silver / Twilight Double Leader / Feel So Good / Milk Train. Compilation released on 2CD on April 26, 2005 in the US (RCA, 67917).

JEFFERSON AIRPLANE AT GOLDEN GATE PARK MAY 7 1969 (2006)
Live tracks: Other Side of This Life / Somebody To Love / Farm / Greasy Heart / Good Shepherd / Plastic Fantastic Lover / Uncle Sam’s Blues / Volunteers / White Rabbit / Won’t You Try – Saturday Afternoon / Jam / We Can Be Together / Mexico. Released on CD in 2006 (Charly).

FEELS LIKE ’67 AGAIN (2007)
Live tracks: White Rabbit / Plastic Fantastic Lover / It’s No Secret / High Flyin’ Bird / Get Together / Jorma’s Blues / Runnin’ Round This World / She Has Funny Cars / You’re Bringing Me Down / Other Side of This Life // Tobacco Road / My Best Friend / 3/5 of a Mile In Ten Seconds / Thing / Don’t Let Me Down / Today / Don’t Slip Away / Somebody To Love. Archival recordings released on 2CD on May 7, 2007 (Primo).

THE JEFFERSON AIRPLANE AT THE FAMILY DOG BALLROOM (2007)
Live tracks: The Ballad of You And Me And Pooneil / Good Shepherd / We Can Be Together / Somebody To Love / The Farm / Crown of Creation / Come Back Baby / Wooden Ships / Volunteers / Jam. Archival recordings released on CD on October 23, 2007 in the UK (Phantom).

THE VERY BEST OF JEFFERSON AIRPLANE (2007)
White Rabbit / Today / It’s No Secret / My Best Friend / Don’t Slip Away / Other Side of Life / High Flyin’ Bird / Somebody To Love / Plastic Fantastic Lover / 3/5 of a Mile In Ten Seconds / She Has Funny Cars / This Is My Life / Hellbound Tarin / White Rabbit (different version) / Plastic Fantastic Lover (different version). Compilation released on CD on December 28, 2007 in Italy (Déjà Vu).

PLASTIC FANTASTIC AIRPLANE (2008)
Archival recordings released on CD on March 25, 2008 in the UK (Phantom).

PLAYLIST: THE VERY BEST OF JEFFERSON STARSHIP (2008)
Ride The Tiger / Caroline / Miracles / Play On Love / With Your Love / Love Too Good / Count On Me / Runaway / Jane / Find Your Way Back / Stranger / Winds of Change / Be My Lady / No Way Out / Layin’ It On The Line. Compilation released on CD on October 21, 2008 in the US (Sony).

GREATEST HITS (2009)
It’s No Secret / Come Up The Years / My Best Friend / Somebody To Love / Comin’ Back To Me / Embryonic Journey / White Rabbit / Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil / Watch Her Ride / Crown of Creation / Greasy Heart / Volunteers. Compilation released on CD on March 16, 2009 in the UK (Sony).

THE WOODSTOCK EXPERIENCE (2009)
We Can Be Together / Good Shepherd / The Farm / Hey Frederick / Turn My Life Down / Wooden Ships / Eskimo Blue Day / A Song For All Seasons / Meadowlands / Volunteers / Introduction (Live) / The Other Side of This Life (Live) / Somebody To Love (Live) / 3/5 of a Mile in 10 Seconds (Live) / Won’t You Try – Saturday Afternoon (Live) / Eskimo Blue Day (Live) // Plastic Fantastic Lover (Live) // Wooden Ships (Live) // Uncle Sam Blues (Live) / Volunteers (Live) / The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil (Live) / Come Back Baby (Live) / White Rabbit (Live) / The House At Pooneil Corners (Live). Compilation released on 2CD on June 30, 2009 in the US (Sony Legacy).

PLAYLIST: THE VERY BEST OF JEFFERSON AIRPLANE (2009)
It’s No Secret / Come Up The Years / Somebody To Love / Today / Comin’ Back To Me / Embryonic Journey / White Rabbit / The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil / Watch Her Ride / Crown of Creation / Greasy Heart / 3/5 of a Mile In 10 Seconds / Volunteers / Pretty As You Feel. Compilation released on CD on September 15, 2009 in the US (Sony).

PERFORMING “JEFFERSON AIRPLANE @ WOODSTOCK” (2009)
3/5 of a Mile In Ten Seconds / Somebody To Love / The Other Side of This Life / Won’t You Try – Saturday Afternoon / Eskimo Blue Day / Deal / I Know You Rider / White Rabbit / Volunteers. Released on CD on October 20, 2009 in the US (101 Distribution).

SUPER HITS (2010)
White Rabbit / My Best Friend / Somebody To Love / Today / Watch Her Ride / Martha / Young Girl Sunday Blues / Crown of Creation / Greasy Heart / Star Track. Released on CD on May 4, 2010 in the US (Sony Music Special Products).

ACOUSTIC WARRIOR: LIVE AT THE IMAC, HUNTINGTON, NY FEBRUARY 19, 1999 (2011)
Live tracks: St. Charles / My Best Friend / J.P.P. McStep Blues / Jerry Springer Drinking Story / Mountain Song / Today / Caroline / Hearts / Atlanta Lady / Summer of Love / No Limits / P.K. Commentary // Baby Tree / Your Mind Has Left Your Body / For The Good of All / Shadowlands / Miracles / The Light / Plastic Fantastic Lover / America / Get Ready / Volunteers / E: Coming Back To Me / It’s No Secret. Archival recordings released on January 31, 2011 on 2CD (BEAR Records).

AIR PLAY (2011)
Have You Seen The Stars Tonight / Chimes of Freedom / Follow The Drinking Gourd / Lather / Get Together / Wasn’t That A Time / I Ain’t Marching Anymore / Lawman / White Rabbit / Wooden Ships / In The Name of Love – Somebody to Love / 3/5 of a Mile In 10 Seconds / The Other Side of This Life / Won’t You Try – Saturday Afternoon / Eskimo Blue Day. Compilation released on CD on February 15, 2011 (Fuel 2000).

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