Formed in San Francisco in 1965 by vocalist Marty Balin as a blend of folk music and electric rock 'n' roll, Jefferson Airplane exceeded everyone's wildest dreams by rising to the absolute pinnacle of the pop music world by decade's end. Thanks to 1967 chart smashes "White Rabbit" and "Somebody to Love," brought to the band by new co-lead'singer Grace Slick, and the rest of the classic Airplane lineup - singer/guitarist Paul Kantner, lead guitarist Jorma Kaukonen, bassist Jack Casady and drummer Spencer Dryden - the Airplane will always be the centerpiece for any discussion of San Francisco's storied Summer of Love.

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    1969's Volunteers, whose release coincided with Jefferson Airplane's performance at the Woodstock festival, is one of the group's most popular albums. It's also one of their most explicitly political efforts, calling for revolutionary action and countercultural unity on such memorable anthems as "We Can Be Together," "Wooden Ships," "Eskimo Blue Day" and the album's iconic title song, with the band members' formidable musicianship augmented by guest players Jerry Garcia and Nicky Hopkins....